Callaghan Innovation

Making your ideas happen

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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."

Inspire - Callaghan Innovation

Matariki X

Date: 11 June 2016

Matariki X

Callaghan Innovation’s second Māori Inspire Event 'Matariki X' is coming to Rotorua on Saturday 11th June.

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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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The F Word

The F Word: Failure is an option

Callaghan Innovation is starting a national conversation about business failure by presenting a series of failure-themed events, research and stories.

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2016 Hi-Tech Awards winners

Precision Seafood, Vista Group and 90 Seconds among the winners at the 2016 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards

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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

About us

Ben MacLaren, CEO of Vortec UAV Ltd

As long as you don't make the same mistakes twice - you are always moving forward.

Ben MacLaren, CEO, Vortech UAV Ltd

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