What isn’t known and sometimes even ignored, is the sheer hard slog and dedication of the commercialisation professionals, who work behind the scenes to help make scientific discoveries a reality.
As scientists, we understand the challenges you face in your career. We champion people like you and can help you find a more effective pathway for your science discoveries to be recognised and make a difference in the world.
Ultimately it's all about vision. For investors it's seeing the potential in an idea before anyone else, and help turn it into a global success. When the right combination of scientists and investors get together, the results can be astounding.
Statistics represent known economic returns generated by PreSeed projects since 2003 and represent a return to New Zealand of eight-times greater than the PreSeed invested.