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.
Pioneering 3D printed chromatography to transform the separations industry
New Zealand’s first deep technology hydrogen start-up.
Cultivating meat for the next generation
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.
Building an emerging clean tech economy taking New Zealand’s expertise to the world
Leading New Zealand to the frontier of future foods
Esteemed food scientist and icon of research entrepreneurship
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.
Effective support for deep tech entrepreneurs, start-ups, and the ecosystem
Commercialising natural products backed by science.
Breaking the commercialisation professional mould.
This award recognises a project that demonstrates best practice commercialisation of publicly-funded research.
Activating sustainability through innovative manufacturing.
Transforming reconstructive microsurgery.
A game-changing treatment for infants
This award celebrates excellence in research commercialisation delivering outstanding innovation performance and the potential for generating significant economic impact for New Zealand.
Reusable framing for the next generation of sustainable construction.
Reducing roading costs with rapid subsurface moisture detection.
Making forensic science accessible to frontline responders.
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.
Reimagining menstrual care through innovation and community
Supporting breast cancer surgery recovery
An entrepreneurial leader transforming drug discovery for Neuromuscular Disorders
Introduction to the Judges of the 2023 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards