News and Events

High-Value Nutriton Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga supports a range of events, conferences and workshops to grow the high-value foods eco-system. Stay in touch with what’s happening.

HVN Challenge updates

Mapping the second brain

High-Value Nutrition is in the limelight this week, with the National Science Challenge researchers and collaborators profiled extensively in a Listener feature article on gut health, entitled ‘Mapping the second brain’.    The article features Professor Rob Knight...

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Funding opportunities for innovative New Zealand food and beverage research

The High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge Ko Ngā Ka Whai Painga will be releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the HVN Contestable Fund in mid-2019. HVN secured $53.2M funding in 2018 to deliver its Strategic Plan for Tranche 2 (2019 – 2024) and continue its mission to develop high-value foods with validated health benefits to drive economic growth by working in partnership with the New Zealand Food and Beverage (F&B) industry and world-leading researchers in food innovation.


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HVN Events

Top IP tips for functional foods

Don't miss the quick-fire, lunch 'n' learn top IP tips for functional foods webinar by Peter Brown, IP Synergy Director, on Tuesday 3 December 12:00-1:00pm. 30 minute webinar, 30 minutes questions. The first of a series exploring IP trends and insights. Read more...

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