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Understanding innovation for the construction sector

Remain relevant and grow your businesses faster

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This article was published on 24 January 2019

Auckland, Wellington, Taranaki

The construction industry is lagging behind other sectors in embracing business innovation and deployment of new technologies. We have developed a workshop that will be a critical first step to help your business thrive. To remain relevant and sustain growth businesses must master the discipline of innovation.

“Understanding innovation for the construction sector” is a practical and interactive workshop, that will help build your innovation capabilities.

Workshop agenda

• Construction industry innovation snapshot
• Technology foresights
• Technology tactics exercise
• Break
• Introduction to 10 types of innovation
• Innovation tactics exercise
• What next Q&A

You can expect to leave with a clear innovation framework you can apply directly to your business. You will also receive 1:1 support from Callaghan Innovation to help apply lessons into your business.

Workshop Dates & Locations 

Auckland 19 February 2019, 9:00am - 12:30pm, Level 6, 139 Quay Street, Auckland

Register here

Wellington 26 February 2019, 1:00pm - 4:30pm, Alan MacDiarmid Centre, 69 Gracefield Rd, Gracefield 

Register here

Taranaki 28 February 2019 1:00pm – 4:30pm, 1A Burgess Hill Road, Burgess Park, New Plymouth

Register here



$50 (GST Inc) per person 


Key presenters

Ross Pearce, Programme Manager Design
30+ years of product development and innovation management experience.

Conrad Lendrum, Advanced Materials Group Manager
20+ years as of advanced materials research experience. 

Nick Sterling, Research & Technical Service Customer Engagement
20+ years of senior management, consulting and mentoring experience.

Robert Blache, Future Insights - Advanced Manufacturing
15+ years of technology research & development and industry consulting experience.


Please contact Nick Sterling at 021 0388 809 if you have any questions.