This award recognises an upcoming entrepreneurial researcher who is making outstanding contributions to business innovation or is creating innovative businesses in New Zealand through technology licencing, start-up creation or by providing expertise to support business innovation.
A new aluminium-ion battery technology, offering a safer, sustainable, cost-effective alternative for grid storage and portable applications
The Mushroom Smith - commercial-scale production of fungi traditionally collected and eaten by Māori.
XFrame™ - a recoverable and reusable framing system for the next generation of sustainable construction
Orbis Diagnostics makes complex medical testing simple and accessible wherever and whenever needed to help re-enable safe travel amidst a pandemic
This award recognises an entrepreneurial researcher who has made outstanding contributions to business innovation or has created innovative businesses in New Zealand through technology licencing, start-up creation or by providing expertise to support business innovation.
Inspiring entrepreneurial insurgency by creating a technology pipeline
Championing science and scientists for real value
Advancing electrical and electronic engineering for agri and environmental sectors
This award recognises a commercialisation professional working within a New Zealand research organisation who has made an outstanding contribution to the commercialisation of publicly-funded research.
Sensing opportunities – capturing value from Plant & Food Research IP
Leading research teams to commercial success
A commercialisation expert, identifying and nurturing commercial outcomes to create impact
This award celebrates excellence in research commercialisation delivering outstanding innovation performance and the potential for generating significant economic impact for New Zealand.
Aureo®Gold a new biocontrol product combating plant disease
Nanofibre cosmetic products from marine collagen - ActivLayr™ a unique nanofibre delivery platform for bioactives and cosmeceuticals
Protecting critical infrastructure from cyber attack
The award recognises highly motivated New Zealand university students who have made significant progress developing an idea that can change the world.
These students are making outstanding contributions to commercialisation and innovation or has created an innovative business in New Zealand through technology licensing, start-up creation or by providing expertise to support innovation.
Millions of calls made smarter with Vxt
Early Habits - freeze-dried vegetable baby food
How the 2021 finalists feel about creating impact from Kiwi science.
Introduction to the Judges of the 2021 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards