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Minister impressed by research showcase

13 March 2024
MedTech, space research and biotech were showcased when Science, Innovation and Technology Minister Hon Judith Collins visited the University of Auckland.

Science, Innovation and Technology Minister, the Hon. Judith Collins, interacted with a virtual human, had her picture taken by a satellite camera and was briefed on innovative research with real-world impact at the University of Auckland on 8 March.

The Minister discussed science system priorities with the Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Professor Frank Bloomfield, before visiting The Space Institute at the Faculty of Engineering and the Cloud 9 incubator for MedTech startups at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute.

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