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Research collaboration uses technology to produce new veterinary drug - voxy.co.nzhttp://www.voxy.co.nz/national/5/310788

Researchers from Victoria University of Wellington’s Ferrier Research Institute, Callaghan Innovation, the University of Canterbury, and Massey University have developed cutting-edge gene engineering technology to help scientists more efficiently manipulate DNA in order to produce new products, including a new veterinary drug.
15 May 2018
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KiwiNet and Massey researcher team up to design safer e-bikes - idealog.co.nz

KiwiNet and Massey researcher team up to design safer e-bikes - idealog.co.nzhttps://idealog.co.nz/design/2018/04/kiwinet-and-massey-researcher-team-design-safer-e-bikes

A Massey researcher has received $25K from KiwiNet to develop feedback sensors to make e-bikes safer. Could this be the next big thing for e-bikes?
26 April 2018
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NBR Radio Sunday Business Interview with Andrew Turnbull KiwiNet Investment Committee Chair

NBR Radio Sunday Business Interview with Andrew Turnbull KiwiNet Investment Committee Chairhttps://soundcloud.com/nbr-radio-sunday-business-with-andrew-patterson/episode-89-andrew-turnbull#t=10:44

(From 10:44) NBR Radio Sunday Business Andrew Patterson's feature guest for episode 89 is Andrew Turnbull, the Investment Committee Chair for the Kiwi Innovation Network – or KiwiNet. He discusses a new program designed to encourage individual researchers within public research institutions into creating start-ups of their own.
15 December 2017
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Tech Jumpstart Winners Propose Bold Commercial Innovations - scoop.co.nzhttp://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED1710/S00050/tech-jumpstart-winners-propose-bold-commercial-innovations.htm

An innovative system protecting plants against pests and adverse weather, and a pioneering technique for assessing damage, such as that caused by earthquakes to steel rebars on built structures, are just two of five winners in this year’s University of Canterbury (UC) Tech Jumpstart competition.
17 October 2017
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Kiwi-made app offers help for MS sufferers - NZHerald.co.nz

Kiwi-made app offers help for MS sufferers - NZHerald.co.nzhttps://www.nzherald.co.nz/index.cfm?objectid=11918315

Dr Kirsten van Kessel, a clinical psychologist based at Auckland University of Technology, has helped create a new app for people who suffer fatigue symptoms of multiple sclerosis. MS Energise received PreSeed funding from KiwiNet to accelerate its commercialisation.
06 September 2017
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The 36ers

The 36ershttps://callaghaninnovation.wordpress.com/2016/01/18/the-36ers/

A 36-hour commercialisation sprint session has opened up a world of possibilities for academic Brendan Darby.
18 January 2016
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Making sensors from insect smell receptors

Making sensors from insect smell receptorshttp://idealog.co.nz/tech/2015/12/making-sensors-insect-smell-receptors

A Plant & Food biologist developing an “electronic nose” from all-powerful insect smell receptors has been given a $20,000 award from KiwiNet and Callaghan Innovation. Nikki Mandow visited him in the lab to talk about his research.
18 December 2015
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Reaching critical maths

Reaching critical mathshttps://callaghaninnovation.wordpress.com/2015/07/15/reaching-critical-maths/

KiwiNet has received a substantial vote of confidence with a further 3 year funding contract from The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment under The Commercialisation Partner Network (CPN).
15 July 2015
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Taking it Commercial - Air New Zealand’s KiaOra magazine

Taking it Commercial - Air New Zealand’s KiaOra magazine/files/News/KiaOra-Magazine-June2014.pdf

A unique Kiwi consortium is helping researchers leverage their scientific discoveries into successful commercial ventures. One of the most exciting recent developments in commercial fishing technology anywhere in the world was unveiled late last year, right here in New Zealand.
30 June 2014
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KiwiNet Awards recognise NZ Innovation - TV3, 6pm news story

KiwiNet Awards recognise NZ Innovation - TV3, 6pm news storyhttp://www.newshub.co.nz/business/kiwinet-awards-recognise-nz-innovation-2014061117

Scientists and business people are increasingly teaming up to produce some of New Zealand's most innovative export products. To celebrate their success the Kiwi Innovation Network will tonight hold its second annual awards.
11 June 2014
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Researchers rise to meet the KiwiRail business challenge Making the Kiwi Connection - KiwiRail story from EMEX show magazine

Researchers rise to meet the KiwiRail business challenge Making the Kiwi Connection - KiwiRail story from EMEX show magazine/files/News/KiwiRail-Business-Challenge-EMEX-gazine-May2014.pdf

How some of our engineering and manufacturing-based businesses are tapping the power of New Zealand's research base to give them that all important edge.
30 May 2014
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KiwiNet Awards finalists announced – Unlimited on Stuff.co.nzhttp://www.stuff.co.nz/business/unlimited/9900554/KiwiNet-Award-finalists-announced

A tremendous amount of work goes on behind the scenes in universities and crown research institutes transforming clever research into innovative products and services. We want to honour these game-changing achievements
03 April 2014
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KiwiNet award finalists highlight a new wave of innovation – Business Scoophttp://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1404/S00119/kiwinet-award-finalists-highlight-a-new-wave-of-innovation.htm

Finalists have been selected for the second annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards designed to celebrate success within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes.
03 April 2014
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