KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards

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Celebrating transforming scientific discoveries into new business

2018 KiwiNet Awards - Thursday 5th July 2018, 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.


  • Wednesday 10th January, 2018 - Entries Open
  • Wednesday 21st February, 2018 - Entries Close
  • Thursday 19th April, 2018 - Finalists announced
  • Thursday 5th July, 2018 - Awards Day, finalists present to judging panel and audience.
  • Thursday 5th July, 2018 - Awards Evening Reception, winners announced and celebrated.

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