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Pacific Channel Joins Callaghan Innovation Technology Incubator Programme

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 2:44 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation today announced it has appointed specialist Deep Tech venture capital firm Pacific Channel as its newest Deep Tech Incubator Programme partner. More >>

Distinguished Scientist Recognised In King’s Birthday Honours

Monday, 3 June 2024, 10:35 am | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation Distinguished Scientist Keith Jones today became a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to metrology in the 2024 King’s Birthday Honours. More >>

Three Early Stage Kiwi Cleantech Ventures Make List Of Top 25 In Asia-Pacific

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 12:21 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Geo40, Aspiring Materials and Zincovery are part of the most recent Cleantech APAC25, a list of the 25 startups most likely to make significant market impact over the next five years. More >>

Showcasing World-leading Kiwi Cleantech Innovation To Silicon Valley

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 9:00 am | Callaghan Innovation

Twelve Kiwi ventures are a step closer to securing partnerships and a slice of around NZ$80 billion invested every year in cleantech startups after returning from Cleantech Trek USA. The globally ambitious Kiwi cleantech ventures connected with corporates ... More >>

Creativity Key To Successful Innovation Says Newly Appointed Chief Scientist

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 11:01 am | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation’s first Chief Scientist says both creativity and science excellence are vitally important if Aotearoa is to realise its environmental, social, and economic potential. Andrea Bubendorfer joins Callaghan Innovation’s executive ... More >>

Callaghan Innovation Launches Counselling Service For Startup Founders

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 10:19 am | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation has today launched a counselling service to support founders whose mental health is suffering due to the significant pressures associated with establishing and growing a startup. Plans for the service were announced at the Electrify ... More >>

Callaghan Innovation Announces Free Guidance And Counselling To Support Founder Wellbeing

Tuesday, 1 August 2023, 9:32 am | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation has today announced plans for new initiatives to support founder wellbeing, including covering the cost of free guidance and counselling for founders. Speaking from the sold out Electrify Aotearoa Conference for Women Founders in Auckland ... More >>

New Grant Boosts World-leading Innovation

Friday, 30 June 2023, 7:45 am | Callaghan Innovation

Applications open today for a new grant set to bolster New Zealand’s innovation landscape and support businesses to take world-leading innovations to market. The Ārohia Innovation Trailblazer Full Grant, administered by Callaghan Innovation, ... More >>

First Companies Named In Sir Paul Callaghan 100 Report

Monday, 19 June 2023, 6:34 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation is tonight naming the first 16 companies of the Sir Paul Callaghan 100 Report. Aotearoa New Zealand’s innovation agency, which this year marks its 10th anniversary, has launched a new report as a way to celebrate and recognise innovative ... More >>

Distinguished Honour For Callaghan Innovation Scientist

Thursday, 16 March 2023, 10:36 am | Callaghan Innovation

The man behind the process that has led to some world-leading Kiwi food, beverage and nutraceutical products has joined an elite list of revered New Zealand scientists. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2303/b3873abe547e2c4e17c9.jpeg" ... More >>

New Partnership Supports Māori Business Innovation

Friday, 3 March 2023, 11:06 am | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation and Māori trade organisation Te Taumata have signed an agreement that will see them working closer together to support greater success for Māori business domestic and international. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2303/2239431f1dcbea9abca8.jpeg" ... More >>

Callaghan Innovation Celebrates 10 Years, Announces New Sir Paul Callaghan 100 Report

Wednesday, 8 February 2023, 9:15 am | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation, New Zealand’s innovation agency, marks its 10th birthday this month, announcing its intention to launch the Sir Paul Callaghan 100 report – a new way to celebrate and recognise innovative ‘unicorns’ making an impact ... More >>

Students Begin Summer Placements

Tuesday, 20 December 2022, 10:01 am | Callaghan Innovation

1,200 students will take up placements across 560 businesses this summer as part of the 2022 R&D Experience Grants programme funded by Callaghan Innovation. The programme supports the placement of tertiary-level students with relevant skills ... More >>

New Research And Development Grant To Help Kiwi Businesses Build R&D Skills Open For Applications

Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 9:30 am | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation has today opened the New to R&D Grant for applications. Announced as part of the Government’s $250 million Budget 2022 boost to support Kiwi firms that want to innovate, the New to R&D Grant has been designed ... More >>

Callaghan Innovation Appoints Chief Executive

Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 10:01 am | Callaghan Innovation

The Callaghan Innovation Board has appointed Stefan Korn as its next Chief Executive. Korn has been the organisation’s Chief Product Officer since 2021, and stepped into the interim Chief Executive role in July when previous CE Vic Crone departed. ... More >>

Ora Pharm Awarded Callaghan Innovation Grant For Environmentally Friendly Tech To Grow High-Yield Medicinal Cannabis

Friday, 1 July 2022, 5:20 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Ora Pharm has been awarded a Callaghan Innovation Grant to develop environmentally friendly, innovative technology for cultivation of medicinal cannabis in New Zealand that will ensure consistent quality, potency, and yield of medicinal cannabis in ... More >>

Zincovery Takes Out $100,000 C-Prize For Environmental Innovation

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 12:36 pm | Callaghan Innovation

The environment stands to benefit from waste-recycling technology developed by Zincovery, which is this year’s winner of the Callaghan Innovation C-Prize challenge. Zincovery is a Christchurch-based business on a mission to create in Aotearoa the world’s ... More >>

Experience Grants To Bring In Skilled Students And Help Businesses With R&D

Monday, 17 August 2020, 10:59 am | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation has today launched the 2020 intake for its popular R&D Experience Grants scheme. The R&D Experience Grant is for a full-time internship during the student summer break, providing students with valuable work experience ... More >>

NZ eco-innovation finalists announced

Friday, 20 December 2019, 2:40 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Insulation made from clothing off-cuts, mushroom-derived construction material, a robotic farming system, an AI-powered recycling bin and a game turning locals into citizen scientists, are among ten finalists announced today for New Zealand’s official ... More >>

Increased support for NZ deep tech startups

Monday, 16 December 2019, 12:02 pm | Callaghan Innovation

From next year budding New Zealand startups will have even stronger support to help turn technology and science into successful businesses. More >>





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