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Innovation Heroes 2016

Hear their story…

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This article was published on 16 March 2016

Hear stories from our most inspirational kiwi business innovators about their journey to build great companies.

Callaghan Innovation is proud to support the NZ Innovation Council’s ‘Innovation Heroes 2016’ event.

This is your chance to mix with a new wave of innovative companies. Hear how they are making the world a better place one sandwich at a time, using nano paint to programme the human body to fight solid tumour cancers, making virtual reality more human with a breakthrough global platform, putting the culture back into recruitment and jet-packing our way into the future.

This year’s innovation heroes

Speaking at this year’s Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin events are: 

  • Lisa King - Co-Founder and CEO of Eat My Lunch
  • Glenn Martin - Founder and Inventor of Martin Jet Pack
  • Toni Moyes - COO of 8i
  • Stephen Henry - CEO of Kode Biotech
  • Dale Clareburt - Co-Founder and CEO of Weirdly

Further information

For more information see the NZ Innovation Council website.

Book now

Places are limited, so book your place now either online or by calling the NZ Innovation Council at 0800 2 INNOVATE (246668).

Dunedin
10 May, 8am-10am
Dunedin Public Art Gallery
Book online

Christchurch
11 May 5-7pm
ilex Botanic Gardens
Book online

Wellington
12 May 5-7pm
Michael Fowler Centre
Book online

Auckland 
18 May 5-7pm
Spark City
Book online