News and events

Grants gallery

R&D Tax Incentive discussion documents released

News | 19 April 2018

R&D Tax Incentive proposal.

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Internet of Manufacturing, smart factory

Businesses front-foot the fourth industrial age

Blog | 16 April 2018

A group of Kiwi firms is heading to the US in June to get an exclusive look inside factories at the cutting edge of internet of things (IoT) in industry

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Digital Nations 2030: five key points

Blog | 10 April 2018

What can New Zealand do to be prepared for the most disruptive years in history? We've gathered some key points from the Digital Nations gathering in New Zealand earlier this year.

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Blueprint startup concept

Startup Highlights - April 2018

Blog | 6 April 2018

The latest news, events and announcements from New Zealand's startup sector.

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AI White Paper

Waves of AI disruption for key New Zealand business sectors

News | 26 March 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) will have an extreme impact on New Zealand’s agriculture and health sectors in the next decade.

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SaaStr Annual 2018 mission companies

SaaSy Kiwi companies eye global growth at scale

Blog | 23 March 2018

Kiwi companies selling Software as a Service (SaaS) are reeling in global revenue and customers.

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Sensing and Automation

Kiwi firms succeeding with greater R&D investment

News | 20 March 2018

Callaghan Innovation is welcoming the latest Business Operations Survey results showing Kiwi businesses are lifting their efforts in research and development (R&D).

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Victoria, the Assa Abloy Cobot

Getting cozy with cobots

Blog | 12 March 2018

‘Victoria’ is shaking things up at door and window hardware manufacturer Assa Abloy.

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Internet of Manufacturing – 2018

News | 6 March 2018

Callaghan Innovation in collaboration with EMA and the Manufacturer’s Network is leading a delegation of companies on a USA Manufacturing Trek from 4-8 June 2018. 

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The science behind products that sparkle and shine

Blog | 2 March 2018

The Measurement Standards Laboratory (MSL) collaborates with industry giants to better define the appearance of luxury products.

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Collaboration is key to growing NZ’s agritech sector

News | 13 June 2018

Callaghan Innovation’s Nicky Molloy says through a united approach, innovative New Zealand companies can play a greater role in feeding the world. This comes as New Zealand celebrates 50 years of Fieldays, the country’s biggest farming event.

Kōkiri launch

Ka tū papahū a “Kōkiri” ki Kirikiriroa

News | 15 February 2018

Ground-breaking Māori business programme begins in Hamilton

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Techweek 18


News | 19 May 2018 to 27 May 2018

Callaghan Innovation is proud to support Techweek as it returns in 2018 bigger and better than ever. 

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Digital Data

Digital data economy a borderless opportunity

News | 25 January 2018

Find out about the European Digital Single Market, new data protection rules and its impact on New Zealand at our free workshop and webinar.

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New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards 2018

New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards 2018

News | 8 January 2018

Callaghan Innovation is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Hi-Tech Awards. 

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Team Uri-Go

Spinal injury leads to award-winning wearable tech

News | 1 December 2017

Uri-Go have won Callaghan Innovation’s 2017 C-Prize technology competition

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Chris Sutton

Master of measurement receives top international award

News | 30 November 2017

New Zealand scientist Dr Chris Sutton has been awarded one of the world’s top honours in the field of metrology, the science of measurement.

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C-Prize 2017

C-Prize grand prize winner to be announced 1 December

News | 28 November 2017

On Friday 1 December a seven-month journey will end as Callaghan Innovation’s 2017 C-Prize grand prize winner is announced.

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Update on R&D tax credit and grants

News | 9 November 2017

The Government is committed to supporting increased business R&D, including through a R&D tax credit.

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Grants gallery

Improved R&D Career grant launched

News | 1 November 2017

Career grant aims to get more New Zealand graduate students and businesses working together on R&D projects.

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'Captain' Rachael Mason at SpaceCamp

We're at Space Camp!

Blog | 21 June 2018
Callaghan Innovation's Dr Rachael Mason and three #spacekiwis are at Space Camp USA this week, exploring NASA's space tech and immersing themselves in astronaut training programmes.

Our Whkatauaki

Calling out the Callaghan Innovation Factor

Blog | 10 November 2017

Vic Crone, Chief Executive of Callaghan Innovation, reports on a great year for New Zealand innovators

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Thinking Globally 2

Thinking globally 2

Blog | 29 September 2017

Keep track of innovation agency news from around the world with another global update from Callaghan Innovation’s International Manager Cliff Fuller.

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Lightning Lab Electric Teams

Sparking innovation in New Zealand's electricity sector

Blog | 26 September 2017

James Muir, Callaghan Innovation's Business Innovation Advisor - Energy & Environment, shares his thoughts on Lightning Lab Electric, energy sector disruption and launching a Digital Energy Hub.

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Bringing biotech solutions to market

Blog | 19 September 2017

Could a digital revolution break down barriers to medical innovation?

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Leading tomorrow’s bioeconomy

Blog | 13 September 2017

What are the most pressing challenges and gaps in the bioeconomy? Callaghan Innovation’s Max Thompson found out when he attended GapSummit as one of 100 young leaders of tomorrow

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Incubators and Accelerators

Startup Highlights June - August 2017

Blog | 6 September 2017

News, events and announcements from New Zealand's startup sector

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Biotech data screen

Data driven biotech

Blog | 1 September 2017

The third in a blog post series by National Technology Networks Manager Kimberlee Jordan, following her recent Biotech trip to the United States

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Sinead O’Sullivan at AR-VR Garage event

The Irish Space Race Lands

Blog | 30 August 2017

Sinead O’ Sullivan, aerospace engineer, entrepreneur and innovator reflects on her recent visit to New Zealand

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Matariki XPonential

Matariki XPonential: The Trilogy continues

Blog | 23 August 2017

Dr Jason Mika reviews last month's amazing Matariki XPonential event

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Bugs as Drugs – and beyond

Blog | 15 August 2017

The second in a blog post series by National Technology Networks Manager Kimberlee Jordan, following her recent Biotech trip to the United States

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