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Hundreds of NZ companies eligible for R&D boost

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 11:12 am | Callaghan Innovation

Companies looking for a dose of fresh thinking and new skills are encouraged to apply for fully-funded R&D internships for students or recent graduates in science, engineering, technology, business and design. More >>

Introducing Scale-Up NZ: the gateway to innovation ecosystem

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 3:08 pm | Callaghan Innovation

A free online platform connecting New Zealand businesses with funders, incubators, multinationals and other collaborators launches today. More >>

NZ ‘unicorns’ create more than $34 billion in value

Monday, 8 April 2019, 9:52 am | Callaghan Innovation

Fifteen years after one of NZ’s largest tech companies was sold to a US buyer for around $100 million, Kiwi entrepreneurs have created at least nine businesses worth more $1 billion each. More >>

Welcome boost in NZ business spend on R&D

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 4:14 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation welcomes the half-a-billion-dollar rise in New Zealand business research and development (R&D) spending revealed today in figures from NZ Statistics . More >>

Tech, science and Mātauranga Māori a powerful force

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 12:27 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Māori are enjoying a stellar year of innovation, with record numbers engaging in R&D, and making up nearly half the finalists in this year’s New Zealander of the Year Awards . More >>

Blockchain technologies poised to have significant benefits

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:43 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Blockchain technologies poised to have significant benefits for the New Zealand economy Distributed ledgers and blockchain are anticipated to provide a significant positive uplift to New Zealand’s economy, according to a new report published today. ... More >>

Wellington scientist tops off remarkable career with award

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:35 am | Callaghan Innovation

On Thursday Wellington metrologist, Dr Chris Sutton, added to his remarkable career winning the Science and Technology award for the 2018 Wellingtonian of the Year awards. Chris is retiring from New Zealand’s Measurement Standards Laboratory (MSL) after ... More >>

Callaghan Innovation Introduces Game-Changing 3D Printing

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 9:45 am | Callaghan Innovation

New Zealand’s Callaghan Innovation today unveiled Laminated Resin Printing (LRP) – a new type of 3D printing technology that enables rapid prototyping of high-resolution microscale structures. Its MicroMaker3D team is one of ten exhibitors selected for ... More >>

Democratising carbon fibre from Auckland

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 9:52 am | Callaghan Innovation

An Auckland company has come up with a way of making the miracle carbon fibre material available to all. More >>

Sold-out event highlights importance of SaaS support network

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 12:13 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Sold-out event highlights importance of SaaS support networks Software as a service (SaaS) is a driving force behind New Zealand’s fastest-growing technology sector, so it’s no surprise that a first-of-its-kind conference for SaaS entrepreneurs ... More >>

NZ Agritech Creating Global Solutions

Monday, 27 August 2018, 3:18 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Over thirty kiwi agriculture innovators have touched down in Silicon Valley ready to test their solutions among some of the most competitive global growers and farming leaders. Their powerful weapon: New Zealand’s unique recipe to feed the planet ... More >>

Facing NZ’s farming future with confidence

Friday, 15 June 2018, 8:38 am | Callaghan Innovation

At a time when farming is facing a number of challenges globally, Callaghan Innovation says New Zealand has a unique opportunity to capitalise on its reputation as one of the world’s four key agritech locations. More >>

Waves of AI disruption for key New Zealand business sectors

Monday, 26 March 2018, 2:33 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Artificial intelligence (AI) will have an extreme impact on New Zealand’s agriculture and health sectors in the next decade. That’s according to a white paper launched today by New Zealand’s innovation agency, Callaghan Innovation, which involved ... More >>

Kiwi firms succeeding with greater R&D investment

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 3:31 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation is welcoming the latest Business Operations Survey results showing Kiwi businesses are lifting their efforts in research and development (R&D). More >>

Callaghan Innovation executives lead digital transformation

Monday, 19 February 2018, 8:50 am | Callaghan Innovation

The need for countries to embrace and successfully transition to fully digital economies is undeniable and pressing. More >>

Ground-breaking Māori business programme in Hamilton

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 4:25 pm | Callaghan Innovation

He ao hou kei te pae tawhiti, ka tū ki te pae tata. He kaupeka ngahuru hei poutama ki te pae ō angitu, tēnā te haruru mai nei. E au, au, auē ha! More >>

Spinal injury leads to award-winning wearable tech

Saturday, 2 December 2017, 12:23 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Spinal injury leads to award-winning wearable tech Five years ago Mike Brown broke his back, leaving him with severe spinal injuries and bladder problems. Now he and the rest of the Uri-Go team have developed award-winning technology to help those ... More >>

Master of measurement receives top international award

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 10:23 am | Callaghan Innovation

30 November 2017 – New Zealand scientist Dr Chris Sutton has been awarded one of the world’s top honours in the field of metrology, the science of measurement. More >>

Science Challenge Greenlights New Projects

Monday, 30 October 2017, 1:02 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Two new technological projects aimed at selling New Zealand innovation locally and overseas have been funded by the Science for Technological Innovation (SfTI) National Science Challenge Board. More >>

Callaghan Innovation congratulates NZ Awards winners

Friday, 20 October 2017, 9:47 am | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation today congratulated the winners of the New Zealand Innovation Awards, many of which are customers of the government innovation agency. More >>

 

 

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