Callaghan Innovation

Making your ideas happen

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Access to

Connecting you with the right advisor, partner, mentor or technology provider. More

and product development

Taking an idea from concept to commercial reality with tailored R&D solutions. More


Building your in-house skills and capability so your business is innovation-ready. More


Collaborative projects to reduce R&D costs and share industry knowledge. More


A range of R&D grants to add scale, depth and return to your R&D investment. More

We’re here to help with your R&D

If your business wants to take innovation to the next level through technology, get in touch


Senior Research Scientist

Chatu, Senior Research Scientist

"We have a range of services to help your business get innovative ideas to market."

Start up highlights

Start-up Highlights June-July 2016

The latest news from across New Zealand's start-up scene...

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Business is Boring

Business is Boring

Welcome to Business is Boring - a podcast that reckons it's anything but.

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Xone building

Xone winners announced

Ten inspiring kiwi entrepreneurs win places on xone accelerator programme.

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The F Word

The F Word: Failure is an option

We’re asking Kiwi high-fliers and heavy-hitters about what failure means to them, what they’ve learned, and what ‘mistakes’ they’re most proud of.

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One hundred inspired New Zealand entrepreneurs can turn this country around. That’s the challenge for us all.

Sir Paul Callaghan

About Sir Paul Callaghan

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Vivek Wadwha

You learn an amazing amount along the way...and your chances of success keep increasing.

Vivek Wadwha, Silicon Valley Entrepreneur

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