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Turning brain scanning on its head with smaller MRIs

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 1:18 pm | KiwiNet

WELLINGTON, NZ – 29 November 2018 – Wellington researcher Ben Parkinson has received a boost from KiwiNet to help commercialise his game-changing compact superconducting magnets for smaller, next-generation, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems. More >>

Game-changing technology for 3D printing tiny structures

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 10:04 am | KiwiNet

A new type of 3D Printing technology enabling rapid prototyping of high-resolution microscale structures has been revealed . It all started after a kick-start from KiwiNet to commercialise the technology. More >>

New innovative rat lures attract global interest

Monday, 5 November 2018, 3:28 pm | KiwiNet

KiwiNet supports commercialisation of new easy-to-use, sustained-release, long-life rat lure products for global pest control market More >>

KiwiNet research commercialisation success to scale up

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 9:40 am | KiwiNet

HAMILTON, NZ – 6 September, 2018 – The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet) today announced the appointment of a new Chairman and two new board members Dr Will Barker and Dr Anne Barnett. Ngaio Merrick will take over the role of board chairman from ... More >>

KiwiNet Awards winners

Friday, 6 July 2018, 9:58 am | KiwiNet

HAMILTON, July 6, 2018 - Winners of the sixth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate impact from science through successful research commercialisation within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes, were announced ... More >>

Green chemistry project aims to create lipids

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 11:16 am | KiwiNet

HAMILTON, NZ, June 20, 2018 – Nelson research scientist Dr Ivan Kurtovic has received a $25,000 boost from KiwiNet’s Emerging Innovator Programme for a green chemistry project to create specialised lipids for use in nutraceutical and functional food ... More >>

2018 KiwiNet Awards finalists: research-rich innovation

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 9:23 am | KiwiNet

Twelve stunning finalists have been selected for the sixth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate impact from science through successful research commercialisation within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research ... More >>

E-bike safety sensors receives $25k boost from KiwiNet

Friday, 13 April 2018, 11:05 am | KiwiNet

HAMILTON, NZ – 13 April, 2018 – Massey University researcher Dr. Matthew Miller has received a $25,000 boost to develop e-bike feedback sensors that improve braking control and rider safety. More >>

Commercialisation of ‘Hot Lime’ to Help Feed the World

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 11:01 am | KiwiNet

Hot Lime Labs has successfully raised its first round of early stage investment to develop its new greenhouse CO2 capture technology for the global market. The investment round led by Powerhouse, with nearly a dozen co-investors including the Flying Kiwi ... More >>

Researchers fast tracking publicly funded research to market

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 5:28 pm | KiwiNet

HAMILTON, NZ – 28 November, 2017 – Eleven researchers were celebrated at the inaugural graduation event for the KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Programme last night.  The KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Programme, which immerses early career researchers ... More >>

KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards Winners

Friday, 14 July 2017, 9:40 am | KiwiNet

Hamilton, NZ, 14 July 2017 – Winners of the fifth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate commercialisation success within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes, were announced at a reception in Auckland last night. More >>

2017 finalists showcase research driving innovation

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 12:16 pm | KiwiNet

Hamilton, NZ, 18 May 2017 – Twelve finalists have been selected for the fifth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate commercialisation success within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes. More >>

Video fingerprinting for border control sees $25,000 award

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 11:54 am | KiwiNet

HAMILTON, NZ. – 29 March, 2017 – Innovative research on video fingerprinting for border control scanning has resulted in a $25,000 KiwiNet grant for Victoria University of Wellington research scientist Dr Nick Monahan. The grant from the KiwiNet ... More >>

Young researcher developing ‘Squish’ birthmark treatment

Friday, 9 December 2016, 1:14 pm | KiwiNet

Final year PhD student Sean Mackay from the University of Otago has received a $25,000 grant to aid the development of ‘Squish’, a targeted treatment for strawberry birthmarks which affects approximately 1 in 10 infants. The grant from the KiwiNet ... More >>

Scientist recieves grant to develop ‘Hot Lime’

Monday, 28 November 2016, 5:16 pm | KiwiNet

Dr.Vlatko Materić, a researcher at Callaghan Innovation and founder of Hot Lime Labs, is developing a CO2 capture material which can significantly boost glasshouse vegetable and flower yields. His work is rapidly advancing due to a $25,000 grant ... More >>

New CEO to lead the transformation of science into success

Friday, 25 November 2016, 1:22 pm | KiwiNet

A new champion of research commercialisation, Dr James Hutchinson, has taken the helm of the Kiwi Innovation Network Ltd (KiwiNet) - New Zealand’s national network of universities and Crown Reserch Institutes working together to take great science ... More >>

Grant for tool to help children with autism communicate

Friday, 18 November 2016, 1:41 pm | KiwiNet

HAMILTON, NZ – 18 November, 2016 - Christchurch scientist Dr Swati Gupta has received a $25,000 boost to further develop her revolutionary tool Talk With Me, a high-tech software based communication training platform for children with Autism. The grant ... More >>

CloudSpec innovator receives $25,000 boost from KiwiNet

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 9:28 am | KiwiNet

CloudSpec innovator receives $25,000 boost from KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Fund for new spectroscopy instrument More >>

Alzheimer’s research project receives $392,000

Monday, 1 August 2016, 9:30 am | KiwiNet

HAMILTON, NZ. – 1 August, 2016 – A research project to advance a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease led by scientists from Victoria University of Wellington has been awarded $392,000 from KiwiNet’s PreSeed Accelerator Fund. More >>

NZ’s best and brightest mathematicians combine power

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 11:02 am | KiwiNet

New Zealand’s best and brightest mathematical scientists are combining their power to solve significant business and industry challenges at New Zealand’s second annual Mathematics-in-Industry NZ event this week at Victoria University, Wellington. More >>

 

 

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