• Organization TypeInstitute
  • HeadquartersNew Zealand
  • Founded1992


Scion is a Crown Research Institute (CRI), which is a government-owned company that carries out scientific research for the benefit of New Zealand. Each of seven CRIs is aligned with a productive sector of the economy or a grouping of natural resources. They specialise in research, science and technology development for the forestry, wood and wood-derived materials and other biomaterial sectors. They are the leading CRI in: Sustainable forest management and tree improvement. Forestry biosecurity, risk management and mitigation. Wood processing, wood-related bioenergy, waste streams and other biomaterials. Forestry and forestry-based ecosystem services to inform land-use decision making. Also, they collaborate with other research providers and end-users to develop: Land-based biosecurity, soil and freshwater management. Climate change adaptation and mitigation. Indigenous forestry. Industrial biotechnology and high-value manufacturing.
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Job openings over the past year

4Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Senior Executive
    United States
  • Core Program Manager
    United States

Staff at Scion have experience in


  • climate change
  • development
  • research & development
  • finance
  • economic policy


  • world agroforestry centre


  • peru
  • south africa
  • kenya
  • japan
  • canada


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices

  • New Zealand (headquarters)
  • Te Papa Tipu Innovation Park 49 Sala Street, Rotorua 3010 Private Bag 3020, Rotorua 3046 New Zealand