KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards

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Celebrating transforming scientific discoveries into new business

2019 KiwiNet Awards - Wednesday 7th August, Auckland

The KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards is New Zealand’s premier event celebrating the achievements of individuals, teams and organisations actively commercialising publicly funded research.

Research Commercialisation is about turning scientific discoveries made at New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes and Entities into innovative products and services that will grow our economy.

The KiwiNet awards celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of those who strive to bridge the gap between research excellence and outstanding business leadership.

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  • Tuesday 15th January 2019 - Entries Open
  • Thursday 28th February 2019 - Entries Close
  • Thursday 30th May 2019 - Finalists announced
  • Wednesday 7th August, 2019 - Awards Day, finalists present to judging panel and audience.
  • Wednesday 7th August, 2019 - Awards Evening Reception, winners announced and celebrated.

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