Monthly Archives: June 2015

Insights from TechConnect World 2015

By Kirsten Edgar Callaghan Innovation recently led a group of twelve New Zealand companies1 on a mission to the TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo in conjunction with New Zealand Trade & Enterprise and Grow Wellington. The agencies and companies … Continue reading

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Taking off together

By Chris Thomson New Zealand has no shortage of companies with the potential to make a global impact if they reach for the skies. But it can be hard to build momentum for take-off on their own. Fortunately, there are … Continue reading

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3D sand printing ‘steels’ show at GIFA

By Nathan Stantiall, Callaghan Innovation Business Innovation Advisor Callahan Innovation led a successful technology delegation to GIFA in Dusseldorf, Germany this past week. GIFA is an international trade fair focusing on Casting and Foundry technologies, taking place every 4 years, this … Continue reading

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Healthtech Awards to foster entrepreneurial spirit

At Healthtech Week 2015, Callaghan Innovation in conjunction with MTANZ, NZ HealthIT, ATEED and CMDT introduced the Healthtech Awards for Best Translational Research Project and Best Start-up Opportunity alongside the MedTech Centre of Research Excellence conference and the Innovation and … Continue reading

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Navigating the product and technology landscape

By Erin Wansbrough, Callaghan Innovation Business Innovation Group Manager   Getting an idea from concept to commercial reality means navigating many different steps. These include managing changing technologies, making the leap from proof of concept to product, accessing the right expertise, … Continue reading

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Agritech offers fertile ground for Kiwi innovations

By Jesse Keith, National Technology Network Manager – Design & Manufacturing, Callaghan Innovation I will start with a big, fat confession … This year was my first ever Fieldays and as I sit here at Hamilton airport waiting for my … Continue reading

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Reach out to overcome innovation barriers

By Dean Peterson, Group Manager National Technology Networks, Callaghan Innovation  There is a vast amount of talent in New Zealand – from bold entrepreneurs and start-ups with world-beating ideas to researchers and engineers who are the leaders in their fields. … Continue reading

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