Posts tagged "Techion Group"

Kavanagh College introduces agribusiness as subject

[26 February/The Country] Agribusiness has been introduced as a subject at Kavanagh College. Students from the Dunedin school have already visited numerous companies and farms as part of the subject. Head of Commerce, Jill Armstrong, said it was a fantastic field trip and students got to visit origin verification company Oritain, animal parasite diagnostics company...

Local tech in $19m ‘win-win’

[9 December/ Otago Daily Times] Research from Sainsbury’s has shown the use of technology developed by Techion Group in Otago could save farmers in its supply chain about $19 million annually. Techion Founder, Greg Mirams said the involvement of the United Kingdom’s second largest supermarket would put his animal parasite diagnostics company on the map....

Sainsbury’s fund lamb R&D

[27 July/ Business Day: NZ Farmer] Dunedin based Techion Group has received research and development funding from UK supermarket giant Sainsbury’s, instigated by the supermarket’s concerns over sustainable and safe lamb supplies. The funding (understood to be approximately GBP 200,000) will be allocated to further developing Techion’s new cloud based sheep parasite diagnosing system, FecPakG2....