Technology and product development

Digital Energy Hub

Liberating innovators for the digital disruption of energy

Explore insights and ideas for the digital energy ecosystem.

Five digital technologies - Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, Blockchain, Cloud Analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) - are disrupting the energy sector, and adjacent sectors, such as transport and manufacturing. This is creating exciting business opportunities for innovators in New Zealand and abroad.

Callaghan Innovation helps New Zealand businesses to understand and make the most out of such opportunities. We do this by connecting you to the capabilities, funding and networks you need to succeed, and by providing valuable insights and ideas.

The Digital Energy Hub is for businesses at the heady intersection of digital technology and energy.  

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Marc England, Chief Executive of Genesis Energy, and Jenny Cameron, Chief Executive of ERANZ share their thoughts on innovation in the energy sector and what the sector needs to do next. View more...

Just how big a game changer will Blockchain be for the electricity sector? ERANZ and Genesis Energy with Callaghan Innovation and Advisian hosted a seminar exploring answers to this question. View more...

Murray Early, Principal Research Scientist at the Measurement Standards Laboratory, has some great advice for energy innovators: Make sure your measurements are right - the energy industry runs on good data. View more... 

Four disruptive energy business ideas were showcased at the recent Lightning Lab Electric Demo Day. Watch Ampli's pitch above - they provide analytics to assist lines companies with cost reflective tariffs. For the other pitches and the full story see Lightning Lab Demo Day.

Unsure of exactly what AI, IoT and AR/VR mean, and how they work together? Then check out this primer presentation from Callaghan Innovation’s Jonathan Miller.

We asked Bradley Andrews from energy engineering company WorleyParsons, 'What are your recommendations for New Zealand businesses looking to embrace disruptive, emerging technologies?' View more...

NZ Downstream

NZ Downstream, the Energy Sector's Annual Strategic Forum, will be held on 12-14 March 2018 in Auckland. Find out more at the NZ Downstream website.

Artificial Intelligence infographic

Artificial Intelligence Demystified

Infographic released by Callaghan Innovation breaks through the hype and intrigue around artificial intelligence to raise awareness of the opportunity this extraordinary technology is creating.

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Sensing and Automation

Data & Internet of Things

Our IoT and data experts will accelerate your product development throughout the entire IoT stack

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Build for Speed

Accelerate software product development and deliver successful project outcomes.

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Callaghan Innovation's support of Harmonic in the fields of innovation and R&D capability development have helped position us as the leading data science practitioner in specific industry sectors, such as energy, across Australasia.

Phil Shepherd, CEO, Harmonic


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