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KiwiNet appoints Dr Will Barker as Board Chair
Fri, 23rd Sep 2022
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Dr Will Barker appointed new Board Chair of KiwiNet to lead NZ's research commercialisation. Katherine Sandford and Amanda Davies join as new board members.
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KiwiNet fosters innovation with two new appointments
Fri, 16th Apr 2021
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KiwiNet appoints Vignesh Kumar as board director and Zoe Murphy as board observer to foster diversity and innovation.
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KiwiNet secures funding from MBIE for research commercialisation of deep tech
Mon, 8th Jul 2019
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KiwiNet secures major MBIE funding boost, enhancing NZ’s research commercialisation efforts.
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MicroMaker3D's tiny 3D printing tech is 'game changing'
Tue, 13th Nov 2018
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Imagine 3D printing things thinner and smaller than a human hair, and how they could be used in everything from sensors, electronics, wearables and meshes.
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$38m later and KiwiNet is still going strong with new appointments
Fri, 7th Sep 2018
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Since 2011 KiwiNet has been investing into new ideas and innovations in New Zealand with the aim to facilitate commercial success.
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UC senior lecturer a finalist in Kiwi innovation awards
Sat, 2nd Jun 2018
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Dr Deborah Crittenden has been named as a finalist for her efforts in research behind an 'infinitely' rechargeable battery.
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E-bike developer receives $25,000 boost from KiwiNet
Mon, 16th Apr 2018
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NZ's Miller bags £19K for safer e-bike tech.
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Finalists announced for KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards
Mon, 22nd May 2017
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NZ's finest innovators vying for top honours in KiwiNet Awards, exemplifying science’s pivotal role in economic growth.
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Kiwi scientist gets $25k grant for revolutionary autism communication tool
Mon, 21st Nov 2016
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Scientist from Christchurch receives $25k boost to develop Talk With Me, a high-tech software to help children with Autism.
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Wallace Corp backs Ligar to commercialise novel polymer products
Thu, 12th Feb 2015
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Ligar, a startup developing molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs), has secured an investment of hundreds of thousands of dollars from Wallace Corp,.
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Scion joins KiwiNet consortium to boost forestry commercialisation
Wed, 11th Feb 2015
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Crown Research Institute Scion is the latest organisation to join the Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet), a consortium aimed at increasing the scale.
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KiwiNet and Callaghan drive Kiwi innovation
Mon, 12th Aug 2013
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Partnership aimed at turning more clever ideas and research discoveries into new products and services through out New Zealand.
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KiwiNet receives $7.5m research boost
Thu, 6th Jun 2013
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Discoveries from New Zealand’s publicly funded research will be turned into commercial reality under a new allocation of government investment.
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Research groups sign trans-Tasman agreement
Tue, 28th Feb 2012
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KiwiNet joins forces with Australia's CSIRO in a landmark trans-Tasman tech innovation agreement, promising collaborative opportunities.