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Challenging NZ innovators to tackle environmental problems

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 11:38 am | Callaghan Innovation

Devising a tech-based solution with the power to slow or reverse negative human impacts on climate is one of the challenges being set for New Zealand innovators in this year’s C-Prize competition . More >>

Showcase to boost technology uptake in manufacturing

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 10:09 am | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation is creating a nationwide Industry 4.0 showcase network to help more Kiwi manufacturers embrace new technology and innovate to remain globally competitive. More >>

Still time to secure valuable student R&D talent

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 2:22 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation says innovative businesses have access to a wealth of technical and fresh-thinking talent thanks to Government-funded student internships. Applications are closing soon for Callaghan Innovation’s R&D Experience Grants, which fund ... More >>

Matariki X: Environmental innovation and iwi investment

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 2:10 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Environmental innovation and improving iwi investment a focus for Māori innovators and entrepreneurs at Matariki X More >>

Search underway for deep tech commercialisation

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 12:47 pm | Callaghan Innovation

An extensive search is underway for incubators with the right knowledge and connections to unlock the potential of deep tech commercialisation in New Zealand. More >>

Michael Murphy joins Callaghan Innovation as GM

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 3:14 pm | Callaghan Innovation

Murphy's previous experience includes GM roles with Hewlett-Packard, Intergen and Datacom. In recent roles he has set up and run several corporate innovation programmes. More >>

Māori innovation celebrated at New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards

Saturday, 25 May 2019, 11:59 am | Callaghan Innovation

Māori innovation celebrated at New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards: Robotics Plus tech solving global labour constraints for growers – Embargoed until Friday 24 May at 11pm – Four industry-changing companies and the Māori innovators behind them have been ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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