Celebrating the people and innovations making a mark on our world

2024 KiwiNet Awards

The KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards are a one-of-a-kind celebration for the science and research sector, honouring the entrepreneurial spirit of those who are bridging the gap between research and business, for the greater benefit of New Zealand.

Join us as an entrant or guest at New Zealand’s premier event for research commercialisation, and be inspired by the outstanding individuals, teams and organisations actively commercialising publicly funded research.

What you can expect from the 2024 KiwiNet Awards Programme

  • Nationwide media coverage and online promotion of Finalists and Winners
  • Expert judging panel
  • Virtual pitching day with pitches made available for external viewers
  • Awards celebration evening event with time to connect, food and entertainment
  • Sponsorship opportunities for the Awards evening
  • Additional, more targeted events taking place during the Awards celebration day
  • Ticketed Awards evening attendance
20 February
Entries open
11 April
Entries close
Finalists announced
Finalists virtual pitch day
9 October
Awards celebration evening

Taking Scientific Discoveries to Market