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2019 KiwiNet Awards Winners Announced

07 August 2019

Winners of the seventh annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate impact from science through successful research commercialisation within New Zealand’s universities, Crown Research Institutes and other research organisations, were announced at a reception in Auckland this evening.

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NZ’s best and brightest mathematicians combine power to solve industry challenges

NZ’s best and brightest mathematicians combine power to solve industry challenges

07 July 2016

Successfully implemented in more than 20 countries worldwide, Mathematics-in-Industry intensive week-long workshops offer a collaborative environment for mathematicians across the country to solve problems arising in industry. Scientists participate from a range of mathematical disciplines such as dynamical systems, statistics, and operational research.

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KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards 2015 winners announced

KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards 2015 winners announced

18 June 2015

Winners of the third annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards were announced in Auckland last night, celebrating success within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes. Around 250 people attended the Awards reception to bring together the people and technologies changing the research commercialisation landscape in New Zealand.

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National Radio: Kim Hill interview with Graeme Wake

13 June 2015

Graeme Wake: maths, crime, laundry and education. Professor Emeritus of Industrial Mathematics at Massey University, and leader of the new Mathematics-in-Industry NZ group, which is getting a hundred mathematical scientists to brainstorm real-world problems from six companies.

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KiwiNet welcomes GNS Science as a shareholding partner

KiwiNet welcomes GNS Science as a shareholding partner

01 May 2015

GNS Science look to increase research commercialisation with support from KiwiNet. GNS Science has become the fifteenth partner of the Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet), a consortium of Universities, Crown Research Institutes and Crown Entities dedicated to taking a collaborative approach to research commercialisation.

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Kiwi company invents tiny cleansing 'sponges'

Kiwi company invents tiny cleansing 'sponges'

12 February 2015

Businessman Sir James Wallace is investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in a Waikato tech company, he believes has massive potential for New Zealand. The company, called Ligar, has developed a molecular process that extracts the bad stuff from things like contaminated water and smoke-tainted wine.

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KiwiNet forum focuses on igniting innovation from science to start-up and beyond

KiwiNet forum focuses on igniting innovation from science to start-up and beyond

22 October 2014

Commercialisation professionals from Universities and Crown Research Institutes around New Zealand are in Christchurch today for a forum on turning clever science and technology into commercial value. The forum titled Igniting Innovation: From Science to Start-up and Beyond is being run by the Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet), a consortium of 13 Universities, Crown Research Institutes and Crown Entities dedicated to taking a collaborative approach to research commercialisation to boost commercial outcomes.

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Sanford takes on KiwiNet Business Challenge to uncover new processing technologies for mussels

22 October 2014

Sanford Limited is taking on a KiwiNet Business Challenge to uncover novel proposals for high-speed automated technologies that will help it process its current daily rate of 1.5 million mussels. Today, researchers at New Zealand’s public research organisations will be pitching ideas to improve mussel processing in Nelson at the Aquaculture NZ Research Workshop in a bid to win $5,000 of prototype development funding and the opportunity to work with Sanford to develop their solution for commercial application.

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2014 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards winners announced

2014 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards winners announced

12 June 2014

Winners of the second annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards designed to celebrate success within New Zealand's universities and Crown Research Institutes were announced in Auckland last night. Around 250 people attended the Awards reception to bring together the people and technologies changing the research commercialisation landscape in New Zealand.

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KiwiNet Awards to celebrate research commercialisation excellence

17 February 2014

The hunt is on for innovative people and technologies changing the research commercialisation landscape in New Zealand. The second annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals, teams and organisations, who commercialise publicly funded research.

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Canterbury researcher behind green car innovation up for award

23 May 2013

Dr John Abrahamson, the founding father of ArcActive, a company commercialising innovative new technology for 'Stop/Start' batteries in modern cars, has been named as a finalist in the Researcher Entrepreneur category in the inaugural KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards.

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KiwiNet and CSIRO sign commercialisation agreement

28 February 2012

Trans Tasman collaboration on innovation research and technology transfer is set to increase with the signing of a cooperation agreement between The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet) and CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.

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