PlantTech Research Institute Ltd is a new industry-led research organisation based in the Western Bay of Plenty, focussed on creating shareholder and member value by delivering technology and innovation in premium, crop-growing value chains. PlantTech will leverage the Western Bay of Plenty’s regional strengths in horticulture, to create a unique applied research capability that will accelerate regional and national innovation for knowledge-intensive companies. PlantTech’s founders include eight companies (Bluelab, Cucumber, GPS-It, Eurofins, Plus Group Horticulture, Trimax Mowing Systems, Waka Digital and Zespri International) alongside the University of Waikato and Priority One (the Western Bay of Plenty’s economic development organisation). These organisations all share a vision for a collaborative R&D capability that will improve their global competitiveness, and the regional and national innovation systems they work in. PlantTech is committed to grow its membership and shareholder base, with opportunities for companies in the horticulture technology value chain to engage.
Contact Name: Miranda Milne
Physical Address: Ground Floor, 29 Grey Street, Tauranga
Postal Address: PO Box 13165, Tauranga
Work Phone: 07 571 0226
Mobile: 0272 110 191
Industry Description: Research & Development
Product Or Service: Research