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Food for Thought Forum

Food for Thought Forum

News | 7 September 2017

A forum exploring advanced techniques for food innovation

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Innovating with Light Forum

Innovating with Light Forum

News | 7 September 2017

A forum dedicated to leading edge synchrotron techniques for soft materials

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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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© 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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Microbe

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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People

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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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.


SaaStr Annual 2018

SaaStr Annual 2018

News | 6 February 2018 to 8 February 2018

We're taking a cohort of New Zealand software as a service organisations to Saastr 2018 in San Francisco!

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Wearable Technology Infographic

World of wearable tech showcased in new infographic

News | 22 June 2017

Callaghan Innovation has today launched the second product in a new infographics series, which it hopes will demystify key technology areas and raise awareness of the opportunities that these technologies are creating.

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HealthTech Week 2017

HealthTech Week 2017

News | 19 June 2017 to 22 June 2017

Explore the future of healthcare at HealthTech Week 2017.

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C-Prize 2017

World-leading tech experts in NZ for premier innovation challenge

News | 8 June 2017

Three international experts are travelling to New Zealand next week to share their expertise in wearable technology with entrants in NZ’s premier innovation challenge.

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Callaghan Innovation Fieldays

Meet us at Fieldays 2017

News | 12 June 2017 to 17 June 2017

We’ll be at the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest showcase of agricultural technology and innovation – see you there!

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New Zealand Innovation Awards 2017 - sharpener

New Zealand Innovation Awards 2017

News | 8 June 2017

It’s time to tell us about what you’re doing to change the world by entering the New Zealand Innovation Awards 2017.

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Matariki XPonential 2017

News | 29 July 2017

The annual gathering of inspiring Māori business leaders and future superstars

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C-Prize 2017

C-Prize champions wearable technology

News | 1 June 2017

The next big thing in wearable technology could come from New Zealand’s premier challenge prize, launched by Callaghan Innovation. 

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Driving Innovation programme delivery partners sought.

News | 30 May 2017

Callaghan Innovation is inviting proposals from organisations interested in delivering an innovation programme to help New Zealand businesses accelerate their product development processes. 

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Bill Reichert

Business is Boring 53

News | 29 May 2017

Bill Reichert of Garage Ventures calls for the scrappy standout in the entrepreneur crowd

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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.

Serial entrepreneur Annette Presley

START-UP HIGHLIGHTS June|July 2016

Blog | 21 July 2016

Snippets of news across the national start-up scene...

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Industry 4.0 - the future of automated manufacturing

Blog | 19 July 2016

In June, Callaghan Innovation together with the New Zealand Manufacturing and Export Association (NZMEA) hosted an event series on Industry 4.0 or “the digitalization of manufacturing”.

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Chasing Pokemon to innovation

Blog | 14 July 2016

Callaghan Innovation Grants and Performance Specialist, Christina Houlihan, has been struck with Pokemania, and it's giving her ideas - innovative ones...

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Te Ururoa Flavell, Maori Development Minister speaks at Matariki X in Rotorua

What is Māori innovation? To snare the sun, and then some...

Blog | 16 June 2016

Dr Jason Paul Mika attended Matariki X on 11 June in Rotorua and offers his impression of the event that brought together 14 speakers and more than 300 audience members

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Participants, mentors, volunteers and sponsors of Startup Weekend Wellington. Source: @SWWLG

Start-up highlights May 2016

Blog | 1 June 2016

The latest news from New Zealand's start-up sector

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Hemi Rolleston leads Callaghan Innovation’s haka, Rukuhia

Ian Taylor and Mary Quin steal the show for Māori at the NZ Hi Tech awards

Blog | 24 May 2016

At last year’s Hi-Tech Awards, NZ’s top event recognising technology industry success, the challenge was laid to ‘get more Māori in the room’. Hemi Rolleston writes about how Callaghan Innovation took up that challenge.

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The NZ contingent at NAB

New Zealand’s UAV tech takeover

Blog | 17 May 2016

Chris Thomson, Callaghan Innovation’s Aviation Sector Manager attended NAB in Las Vegas this April. With five New Zealand companies on board he wraps up from four days of technology mayhem.

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CoHelix’s  Nicole, Dan, Alex at the R9 AcceleratorPhoto: http://creativehq.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cohelix3-1024×677.jpg

Start-up highlights April 2016

Blog | 2 May 2016

A review of recent highlights from the New Zealand start-up sector

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Weighing up the options: embrace the niche or automate?

Blog | 20 April 2016

Callaghan Innovation national technology network manager for advanced materials, Kirsten Edgar, explains why automation could be a double-edged sword for New Zealand companies.

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Start-up Highlights, March 2016

Blog | 4 April 2016

An update on the latest New Zealand start-up news

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