KiwiNet strives to build a thriving web of interconnectivity between research organisations and business by regularly bringing new people together and encouraging the open exchange of ideas.

Innovation Calendar

Check out the dates on a range of events in the innovation space throughout New Zealand

Commercialisation Forum

The KiwiNet Commercialisation Forum enables NZ’s technology transfer staff to connect with their peers and learn from industry experts.

Research Commercialisation Awards

Celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of those who strive to bridge the gap between research excellence and outstanding business leadership.

Commercialisation Workshops

These training programmes offer advanced professional development for commercialisation staff & covers the core principles of commercialising research.

Industry Engagement Events

Explore key issues regarding technologies that support Industry with a focus on connecting innovative business & stakeholders with inventive researchers.

Emerging Opportunities Showcase

These events offer potential investors and companies more visibility of the opportunities that are emerging from research organisations.

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Seamless partnerships and alignment with industry ensure Cawthron’s aquaculture, food safety and environmental research has line-of-sight to market. Not only is this good business, it’s also very satisfying to see science we’ve worked on for years in a lab, making a positive difference to New Zealand’s economy and in the wider world.

Professor Charles Eason, Chief Executive, Cawthron Institute
Professor Charles Eason, Chief Executive, Cawthron Institute