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Commercial opportunities

Commercialising novel microbes and bioactives from New Zealand’s extreme environments.


"Extreme environments house an incredible diversity of microorganisms, the majority of which have yet to be discovered. Microorganisms have developed novel mechanisms to survive in these extreme habitats. If we can identify and exploit these mechanisms, there is potential to develop new biotechnological applications and improve existing processes."

The GNS Science extremophiles team is focussed on targeted biodiscovery and the identification of novel bioactives and microbes.

Our extremophile culture collection contains over 1500 microbial isolates.

GNS Science has secured exclusive agreement from landowners for the isolation, identification and application of these microbes.

We would welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can work together with your company to develop long-term, mutually-beneficial, commercial opportunities - please contact us.