News and events

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.

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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© National Gallery, London

GLAM role for Callaghan Innovation customer Dexibit

News | 16 August 2017

Callaghan Innovation has applauded the success of one of its customers, Dexibit, which today announced a collaboration with London’s National Gallery.

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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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Tech diversity by the numbers in NZ

Blog | 9 August 2017

Currently making headlines is the debate around a former Google employee’s memo on women in technology.

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Go Global 2017

Go Global – The Exporters' Conference

News | 21 September 2017

Callaghan Innovation is delighted to support the upcoming Go Global – The Exporters' Conference – helping the exporting business community. 

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Better by Lean delivery partners sought

Better by Lean delivery partners sought

News | 8 August 2017

Delivery partners sought for the provision of Better by Lean workshops, consultancy services and pilot programmes

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Growing smarter

Growing smarter – to feed more.

Blog | 7 August 2017

The first 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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Driving Innovation RFP 2017

Driving Innovation programme delivery partners appointed

News | 4 August 2017

New providers appointed to help New Zealand businesses accelerate their product development processes.

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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.

Callaghan InCite

Callaghan Innovation launches InCite report

News | 25 July 2017

Callaghan InCite report challenges New Zealand businesses to ride the technology wave

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C-Prize 2017

Finalists chosen for wearable technology challenge

News | 24 July 2017

Callaghan Innovation has today announced the 10 finalists in its C-Prize competition, which challenges entrants to create the next generation of wearable technology. 

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World Dairy Expo

World Dairy Expo 2017 and dairy tech immersion programme

News | 3 October 2017 to 7 October 2017

Want to attend the largest dairy technology event in North America?

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Callaghan Innovation appoints GM – Strategy, Impacts and Insights

News | 11 July 2017

Callaghan Innovation has announced the appointment of Rosalie Nelson as General Manager – Strategy, Impacts and Insights.

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Wellington Gold Awards

Wellington Gold Awards winner shows way for New Zealand

News | 6 July 2017

In a world where torrents of technology changes are sweeping away whole industries, the winner of last night’s Wellington Gold Awards highlights the critical role innovation plays in powering businesses success.

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Groundswell Festival

News | 7 August 2017 to 13 August 2017

Callaghan Innovation is delighted to be a partner of the upcoming Groundswell Festival, Tauranga’s Inaugural Festival of Innovation. 

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Founder Incubator launch

Founder incubators expand to regional NZ

News | 27 June 2017

Early stage technology businesses in the regions can expect an easier pathway to support, thanks to the expansion of Callaghan Innovation’s founder incubators, says Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith.

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Maori business accelerator announced

News | 27 June 2017

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa and Callaghan Innovation are teaming up to create a business accelerator dedicated to speeding up the development of early stage Māori businesses.

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ARL 360VR Camera set up.

Innovative technology proves a winner for Team NZ

News | 27 June 2017

Callaghan Innovation has today applauded Emirates Team New Zealand’s triumph in the 2017 America’s Cup and the use of innovative technology to give its winning performance the edge.

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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

Sheep dreams are made of this

Blog | 4 April 2017

Could some smart science make the New Zealand textile industry great again? Kirsten Edgar and Damian Carder find out.

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Party time at AMN8, Queenstown, Feb 2017

Start-up Highlights, March 2017

Blog | 10 March 2017

Callaghan Innovation's start-up team has resurrected a blog favourite for your reading pleasure.

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Nathan Stantiall models a DAQRI augmented reality helmet at CES 2017

It’s time to make manufacturing sexy

Blog | 16 February 2017

Callaghan Innovation Business Innovation Adviser Nathan Stantiall says the next generation of job seekers are yet to fully appreciate the potential of a job in the tech-savvy world of Manufacturing 4.0.

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Ashes to headrests, dust to activated carbon

Blog | 8 February 2017

Callaghan Innovation national manager advanced materials Kirsten Edgar says smart businesses here and overseas are turning waste streams into valuable resources.

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Elena Higgison tries out the Boxfish Research VR headset at CES 2017

CES 2017: The weird and the wonderful

Blog | 12 January 2017

Callaghan Innovation international partnerships manager Victoria Hallum gives her thoughts on the most useful and, er, inventive creations she saw at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Baxter the Robot

Meet Baxter

Blog | 14 December 2016

Baxter is a smart, collaborative robot. Callaghan Innovation has been putting him to work alongside humans on productions lines around New Zealand for the past couple of years.

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The Hamilton manufacturing trek participants

Trekking the Tron

Blog | 3 November 2016

After touring China, Callaghan Innovation technology networks manager Jesse Keith hits the road again with business innovation adviser Nathan Stantiall, taking their Manufacturing Trek to exotic Hamilton.

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Revisiting Myths

Blog | 31 October 2016

Sandra Baresic rounds up the highlights of Italian design-thinker Roberto Verganti's visit to our shores.

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Jason Mayden (centre) with Callaghan Innovation senior leaders Chris Hartshorn, Wayne Mulligan, Esther livingstone and CE Hemi Rolleston

Mayden voyage

Blog | 21 October 2016

Former global design director for Nike's Jordan brand Jason Mayden outlines his keys to design and marketing success

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Back in the 80s NZ led fintech

Foot on the Accelerator

Blog | 14 October 2016

The excitement starts here for start-ups, says Callaghan Innovation’s Start-Up manager Elena Higgison, as a host of new accelerators are announced.

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