Access to experts

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

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We identify the expertise you need and connect you with our national and international networks.

We’ll introduce you to like-minded businesses, provide you with access to shared facilities and use our partnerships to help you take your idea to commercial reality.

When we know what you need, we help you make the right connections.

Māori Economy Hub

Māori Economy

We’re here to tautoko your business by connecting you to the right research and development (R&D) services and co-funding.

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Medical Tech

Technology Incubators

Technology incubators invest in and actively help commercialise complex technologies. They concentrate on taking your concept to the next level by building a business around the technology.

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Founder and Startup Support Programme

A healthy, thriving innovation and startup environment is vital to our country’s future. Callaghan Innovation plays an important role as a catalyst for startups and entrepreneurs.

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Use our networks to grow your business - we’re highly connected. Lead your business to shared research, innovation and technology opportunities to give your product and process development critical exposure.

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Collaborative Projects

Collaborative projects

We’re entrepreneurs, practitioners and scientists using real world experience to connect you with other world class innovators and rapid adopters.

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Agritech ITP

Agritech ITP

Agritech is an exciting, growing sector offering opportunities to solve some of the world’s most pressing food problems.

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Callaghan Innovation Labs

Callaghan Innovation Labs

A place for collaboration with the innovation community, testing and learning new ideas and initiatives for mutually beneficial outcomes.

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Hemp seed, hemp oil and medicinal cannabis

Hemp and medicinal cannabis

Capability roadmaps: The path from concept to commercialisation

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New Zealand Food Innovation Network (NZFIN)

Food Innovation Network

Are you a food manufacturing firm looking to innovate? The Food Innovation Network can help you with specialist facilities and expertise.

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The HealthTech Activator website

The HealthTech Activator website

The HealthTech Activator is a centralised, sector-wide initiative that connects resources and expertise, making it easier for NZ healthtech companies to access essential support to turn their health innovations

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Updated:16 September 2020

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