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Shaun Coffey thanked for transforming IRL

Friday, 25 January 2013, 2:30 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

Industrial Research Ltd chairman Michael Ludbrook has praised outgoing IRL Chief Executive Shaun Coffey for tranforming the Crown Research Institute into a national asset that will be the crown jewel of Callaghan Innovation. More >>

Shaun Coffey congratulates Callaghan Innovation directors

Tuesday, 22 January 2013, 2:41 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

Shaun Coffey, the retiring CEO of Industrial Research Ltd (IRL), has congratulated the newly-announced directors of Callaghan Innovation on their appointments. More >>

Internships to boost Māori business innovation

Sunday, 4 November 2012, 10:26 am | Industrial Research Ltd

Industrial Research Ltd (IRL) and partners unveiled a Māori Enterprise Internship programme on Saturday, designed to boost the science and innovation capability of Māori businesses and help grow a sector of the NZ economy worth around $37 billion. More >>

Kiwi Wave Energy Technology on Show in US

Friday, 31 August 2012, 9:26 am | Industrial Research Ltd

Innovative New Zealand-designed wave energy technology in now being trialled in the United States, one of the world’s biggest and most important energy markets. More >>

Defence Technology Agency, IRL to collaborate on R&D

Thursday, 30 August 2012, 3:45 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

The Defence Technology Agency and Industrial Research Limited (IRL) today signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) to work closely on developing new technologies to benefit New Zealand – now and in the future. More >>

Renowned earthquake engineer's passing a great loss

Friday, 19 August 2011, 3:02 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

IRL Chief Executive Shaun Coffey today acknowledged the contribution of world-renowned earthquake engineer and inventor of the base isolation technique Dr Bill Robinson QSO, FRSNZ, who passed away this week. More >>

NZ wave power device secures international certification

Thursday, 9 December 2010, 4:42 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

A New Zealand developed and designed wave power device has been awarded Statement of Design Feasibility certification by an international certification agency, Det Norske Veritas (DNV). The Wave Energy Technology – New Zealand (WET-NZ) consortium ... More >>

NZ leads rollout of 'revolutionary' HTS tech

Thursday, 4 February 2010, 4:54 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

Boosting the global uptake of High Temperature Superconductors (HTS), a revolutionary technology transforming a wide range of industries, is the goal of an influential line-up of international industrial heavyweights gathering in Wellington next week. More >>

Rare honour for Antarctic researcher

Monday, 7 December 2009, 3:58 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

IRL senior scientist Dr Tim Haskell has joined an elite group of Antarctic explorers and scientists by having a geographic feature in the region named after him. More >>

Possible industrial use of carbon capture tech

Friday, 9 October 2009, 12:26 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

Discovery paves way for industrial use of carbon capture technology Industrial Research Ltd (IRL) has made a breakthrough that enables the world’s most efficient carbon dioxide capture technology to become commercially viable. IRL Research Scientist ... More >>

Annual report details strengthened financials

Thursday, 8 October 2009, 4:15 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

Industrial Research Ltd (IRL) has consolidated its financial position with growth in revenue and profit recorded in its 2009 Annual Report. Tabled in parliament today, the Annual Report details a robust financial performance for the Crown Research Institute ... More >>

$1 million R&D competition winner announced

Tuesday, 18 August 2009, 1:31 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

Professor Peter Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister, today announced that New Zealand owned Resene Paints Ltd had won Industrial Research Ltd’s (IRL) What’s Your Problem New Zealand? competition. More >>

Collaboration boost for nutraceuticals development

Wednesday, 29 July 2009, 4:28 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

Industrial Research Limited (IRL) has signalled its intent to jointly develop world leading nutraceutical products through the signing of an agreement with Nutriventures Ltd, the major shareholder of Nelson based Nutrizeal. More >>

Student ultrasound researcher scoops award

Tuesday, 30 June 2009, 4:40 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

Ultrasound researcher Andrew Dawson has been named the winner of a prestigious international student innovation competition. More >>

Automation set to boost meat processing

Friday, 29 May 2009, 10:45 am | Industrial Research Ltd

The New Zealand meat production industry is set to benefit from a multi-million dollar investment in automation technology research and development. More >>

$1 million R&D comp attracts significant interest

Tuesday, 31 March 2009, 2:06 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

What’s your problem New Zealand?, the competition offering up to $1 million in R&D services from Crown Research Institute Industrial Research Ltd, has attracted significant interest say organisers. More >>

‘Eureka moment’ leads to $1 million R&D comp

Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 10:33 am | Industrial Research Ltd

Industrial Research Limited’s (IRL) innovative “What’s Your Problem New Zealand?” competition is the brainchild of a group of IRL staff who participated in the company’s leadership programme. More >>

Super New Zealand science on display

Thursday, 8 January 2009, 12:19 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

Holidaymakers passing through Wellington International Airport have a chance to view some super science and technologies developed in New Zealand and now being commercialised here. More >>

Accord to leverage synergies

Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 10:36 am | Industrial Research Ltd

Industrial Research Ltd (IRL) and Fomana Capital Ltd have signalled their intent to work collaboratively on the commercialisation of high-value products and processes using IRL science by jointly signing a research partnership and commercialisation ... More >>

Innovation key to economic development

Tuesday, 21 October 2008, 5:30 pm | Industrial Research Ltd

Stronger relationships between research and industry are vital for the development of new products, processes and industries that will help grow the New Zealand economy says Industrial Research Limited (IRL) Chief Executive Shaun Coffey. More >>





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