Plant & Food Research is a research organisation that specialises in research and development that adds value to fruit, vegetable, crop, seafood and food products.  Key expertise in marine and horticultural biological resource streams, low impact processing technologies especially enzymatic biotransformations, and additional extraction platforms and bioassay capability.

AgResearch provides scientific research and development to New Zealand’s pastoral sector and specialises in: meat, dairy and animal fibre co-products, including expert knowledge in pre-processing, handling and product development with potentially difficult materials.

Callaghan Innovation offers engineering expertise and capability in process design and product development at pilot and small manufacturing scale. Technologies include solvent extraction, supercritical fluid processing, separation technologies, drying/dewatering and bioprocessing. Our scientific capability covers complex lipid analysis, protein and enzyme science, fermentation bioprocessing and natural product analysis, supported by a world-class suite of analytical equipment. 

Scion specialises in research, science and technology development for the forestry, wood products and other biomaterial sectors. Scion is the leading research organisation in: sustainable forest management; wood processing, wood-related bioenergy, secondary streams and other biomaterials; and the biorefinery approach to whole-of-resource use.