Callaghan Innovation stories
NZ entrepreneurs to receive head start with startup education scholarships
Participants will be connected with local startup hubs and accelerator programmes for follow-on assistance and investment.
Roadmap launched to grow New Zealand's robotics industry
New Zealand launches national strategy to boost robotics and automation sector, set to replace up to 46% of jobs by 2040.
COVID-19 creating increased global demand for NZ’s digital businesses
Activity is picking up for many Kiwi software and digital businesses as demand increases for digital and cloud-based service offerings.
Callaghan Innovation empowers women in STEM careers
New Zealand's Callaghan Innovation and Hutt Science hosted female students in science and technology to tackle the industry's gender imbalance.
Callaghan Innovation boosts support for deep tech startups
Callaghan Innovation’s Vic Crone announced the new programmes this week, which are designed to help turn tech and science into successful businesses.
Micro 3D printing technology wins NZ engineering award
Micromaker3D creates detailed submillimetre structures for applications such as sensors, wearables, point-of-care diagnostics, and micro-robotics.
Registration for Sprout Accelerator open; $500,000 up for grabs
Eight New Zealand start-ups will be selected to join the six-month accelerator, which provides business coaching, mentoring, network access and courses.
Kiwi startups head to San Francisco for TechCrunch Disrupt
Kiwi startups to shine at TechCrunch Disrupt in the US, with ecentre's NZ Pavilion highlighting local innovation.
Callaghan Innovation urges firms to apply for R&D internship grants
Callaghan Innovation says that New Zealand businesses still have time to snap up valuable R&D talent before the window of opportunity closes on September 6.
Callaghan Innovation seeks incubators to fuel NZ’s deep-tech growth
Successful incubators will help to develop technical and scientific research in New Zealand, and ensure technology translates to successful commercial outcomes.
New recruit to lead business acceleration at Callaghan
Michael Murphy joins Callaghan Innovation to lead business growth and start-ups.
Call for Kiwi companies to recruit interns into R&D projects
‘Hundreds’ of New Zealand companies have the chance to recruit new skills and fresh thinking into their businesses.
Top tips to deliver better software faster
NZ's software scene thrives on speed and innovation, reveals Callaghan Innovation.
Wellington to support startups tackling climate change
The Zero Carbon Challenge is a programme bringing together business, social enterprise, and local government to promote the low carbon economy.
Callaghan Innovation: 'Unicorns' create $34b for New Zealand
NZ 'unicorns' add £34bn value, bolstering startups and charity.
Callaghan Innovation grants Auckland SaaS firm $5m windfall
Callaghan Innovation has awarded Auckland-based SaaS business Crossware up to $5m per year in grant funding to support its global expansion.
Callaghan Innovation board welcomes Frances Valintine & Angela Bull
Callaghan Innovation is welcoming property mogul Angela Bull and the reappointment of tech futurist Frances Valintine and to its board this week.
NZ’s Maori innovators are on the rise
Māori shine in innovation, Ian Taylor named NZ Innovator of the Year.
SingleSource scores R&D grant to explore digital identity over blockchain
Callaghan Innovation has awarded a $318,000 R&D grant to Auckland-based firm SingleSource, a company that applies risk scoring to digital identity.
MicroMaker3D's tiny 3D printing tech is 'game changing'
Imagine 3D printing things thinner and smaller than a human hair, and how they could be used in everything from sensors, electronics, wearables and meshes.
Callaghan Innovation places bets in local crypto startup
Callaghan Innovation has placed $330,000 into a local cryptocurrency savings and trading startup now called Vimba.
'Don't be like Silicon Valley': Kiwi SaaS firms encouraged to look after their own
New Zealand's tech sector gathers at the Southern SaaS event in Auckland to focus on achieving faster and smarter growth.
NZ agritech innovators touch down in Silicon Valley
Thirty of New Zealand’s agritech innovators have finally landed in Silicon Valley this week as they get ready to put their innovations to the test.
The future of farming is in agritech, says Callaghan Innovation
New Zealand can capitalize on its reputation as a global agritech hotspot to boost its own sector, says Callaghan Innovation.