- Biotechnology income was valued at $811 million in the 2005 financial year.
- Biotechnology expenditure was valued at $642 million for the same period.
- Sixty-six percent of biotechnology techniques being used in New Zealand have been used in the R&D development stage in the last two years.
- New Zealand organisations were granted 190 biotechnology-related patents in the two years to 30 June 2005.
- New Zealand organisations employed 2,464 biotechnology employees in the year to 30 June 2005.