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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 >>

Awards winners showcase science powering business innovation

Friday, 1 July 2016, 10:35 am | KiwiNet

Hamilton, NZ, 1 July 2016 – Winners of the fourth 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 >>

KiwiNet receives $10 million PreSeed investment

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 10:25 am | KiwiNet

Hamilton, New Zealand - 28 June 2016 - The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet) has received $10.3 million of new investment over the next three years, under a new allocation of Government PreSeed investment, to help transform cutting edge science into commercial ... More >>

KiwiNet receives $10 million PreSeed investment

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 10:07 am | KiwiNet

Hamilton, New Zealand - 28 June 2016 - The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet) has received $10.3 million of new investment over the next three years, under a new allocation of Government PreSeed investment, to help transform cutting edge science into commercial ... More >>

Nano-scale material sees researcher awarded $20,000

Friday, 10 June 2016, 4:56 pm | KiwiNet

Dr Jérôme Leveneur, a researcher in the Environment and Materials division of GNS Science’s National Isotope Centre, has been awarded $20,000 from the KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Fund to further develop a new nano-scale magnetic material. Dr Leveneur’s ... More >>

Increased support for PreSeed Accelerator Fund welcomed

Monday, 16 May 2016, 3:27 pm | KiwiNet

Hamilton, NZ, 16 May 2016 – The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet) enthusiastically welcomes the announcement by Hon Steven Joyce, Minister of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to boost funding into the commercialisation of publicly funded ... More >>

2016 KiwiNet Awards finalists showcase clever innovation

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 10:13 am | KiwiNet

Hamilton, NZ, 12 May 2016 – Twelve innovative researchers and cutting edge research commercialisation projects have been selected as finalists for the fourth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate commercialisation ... More >>

First recipient of KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Fund Announced

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 10:03 am | KiwiNet

HAMILTON, NZ – 17 December 2015 - Dr Andrew Kralicek, a researcher at Plant & Food Research, has been named the first recipient of a $20,000 award from the KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Fund for his biosensor which acts like a powerful electronic nose. ... More >>

Government PreSeed investment

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 3:01 pm | KiwiNet

WELLINGTON, NZ – 8 October 2015 – An independent review released today on the impact of the first ten years of the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) PreSeed Accelerator Fund shows more publicly funded science discoveries are ... More >>

KiwiNet secures 3 year funding from MBIE

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 12:52 pm | KiwiNet

HAMILTON, NZ – 25 June 2015 – KiwiNet (The KiwiNet Innovation Network) has received a substantial vote of confidence with a further 3 year funding contract from The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment under The Commercialisation Partner ... More >>

KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards 2015 winners

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 9:30 am | KiwiNet

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 18 June 2015 – Winners of the third annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards were announced in Auckland last night, celebrating success within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes. Around 250 people ... More >>

KiwiNet welcomes GNS Science as a shareholding partner

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 2:00 pm | KiwiNet

HAMILTON, NZ – 7 May 2015 - GNS Science has become the fifteenth partner of the Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet), a consortium of Universities, Crown Research Institutes and Crown Entities dedicated to taking a collaborative approach to research commercialisation. More >>

Turning clever science into commercial value

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 10:04 am | KiwiNet

Hamilton, NZ, 30 April 2015 – Finalists for the third annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate commercialisation success within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes, have been announced. More >>

KiwiNet on the hunt for NZ’s best research commercialisation

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 11:49 am | KiwiNet

Hamilton, NZ, 22 January 2015 – Entries are open for the 2015 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards. The KiwiNet Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals, teams and organisations, who are transforming clever science into valuable commercial ... More >>

Kiwinet Challenge for new mussel-processing technologies

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 12:44 pm | KiwiNet

Sanford Limited is taking on a KiwiNet Business Challenge to uncover novel proposals for high-speed automated technologies that will help it process its current daily rate of 1.5 million mussels. More >>

 

 

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