Callaghan Innovation

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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."


The science of failure - spinning gold in the dark

Callaghan Innovation advanced materials expert Kirsten Edgar finds that by revisiting ‘failed’ research, scientists have demonstrated the potential for machine learning to out-predict humans.

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Grants gallery

245 hi-tech internships

245 R&D Experience Grants have been approved for 116 businesses to employ students over the 2016/17 summer break.

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Consumer Electronics Show

Consumer Electronics Show 2017

Join Callaghan Innovation at the world's best consumer electronics show

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Accelerate - The F-Word edition

Accelerate - The F-Word edition

Yes failure really is an option. Find out why in the latest edition of Accelerate.

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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

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Scott Houston - Founder of Green Button

Take the emotion out of failure and treat it as a learning exercise

Scott Houston - Founder of Green Button

Find out why failure is an option