KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards

2017 Awards photo

Celebrating transforming scientific discoveries into new business

2017 KiwiNet Awards - Thursday 13th July 2017, 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.


  • Thursday 18th May 2017 - Finalists announced
  • Thursday 13th July, 2017 - Awards Day, finalists present to judging panel and audience.
  • Thursday 13th July, 2017 - Awards Evening Reception, winners announced and celebrated.

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