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Application Process

Are you ready to take your big idea and create a big impact?

Take part in this exciting Pre-Accelerator and advance your early-stage ideas in a supportive, action-based environment.

You’ll gain valuable new skills, overseas connections, market insights, and become empowered to take your discovery to the next level.

There are just five places available! Applications closed 5pm, 7th February. Please note this is only available to those undertaking publicly-funded research.


Application and Feedback Process

9 Dec - 23 Jan 2020

Team recruitment conversations

7 February 2020

5pm deadline for teams to submit written + video application

14 February 2020

Written feedback on application + team invite to interview call.

17 - 21 February 2020

Team interviews (1 hour, via zoom)

28 February 2020

Written feedback on application + team invite to interview call.

2 - 8 March 2020

Debrief calls with unsuccessful teams (1 hour, via zoom)

Eligibility criteria:

  • You must be working on a publicly funded research project
  • This programme is focused on teams of 2 – 4 people, with an early stage idea

You must be committed to getting the most out of the programme, and be able to demonstrate this in your application

The Judging Panel

Seumas McCroskery

Seumas McCroskery

Commercialisation Manager, KiwiNet

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Ian Storie

Ian Storie

Global Consultant, ON Prime

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Alexandra Stuthridge

Alexandra Stuthridge

Commercialisation Manager, KiwiNet

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David Burt

David Burt

Executive Manager / Co-Founder, ON Prime

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Dana Mackenzie

Dana Mackenzie

Investor and Company Director

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