KiwiNet in the News

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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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Keys to successful commercialisation of innovation: Andrew Turnbull, KiwiNet – NZ Herald

Keys to successful commercialisation of innovation: Andrew Turnbull, KiwiNet – NZ Heraldhttp://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11284540

Commercialising innovation can be a long process. What attributes will help a company succeed on the journey?
01 July 2014
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Commercialising innovation: Invert Robotics - NZ Herald

Commercialising innovation: Invert Robotics - NZ Heraldhttp://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11284534

Wall-climbing robots, technology controlled by thought, 360-degree view cameras - it all sounds like it could be kit from James Bond's bag. In fact, they're innovations being commercialised by small Kiwi businesses.
01 July 2014
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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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Bay firm in big award win – NZ Herald via Bay of Plenty Times

Bay firm in big award win – NZ Herald via Bay of Plenty Timeshttp://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11275986

The national titanium technology grouping, in which Tauranga's Titanium Industry Development Association (TiDA) plays a pivotal role, has won a major award at the second annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards.
17 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.3news.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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Where there’s smoke there’s a solution – Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment - Science and Innovation Success Stories

Where there’s smoke there’s a solution – Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment - Science and Innovation Success Storieshttp://www.msi.govt.nz/update-me/success-stories/business-2/where-theres-smoke-theres-a-solution/

Wintec have developed a filter to remove costly smoke taint from wine. Smoke is a winemaker’s nightmare. It takes a very small number of the ‘bad’ molecules from smoke to ruin a bottle of wine. Try 10-parts-per-billion-small.
09 April 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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