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Valuable Indonesian education partnership signed

Viclink's Jeff Howe, General Manager International Development, has been instrumental in formalising a valuable relationship between Victoria University of Wellington and Universitas Negeri Jakarta (UNJ) in Indonesia.   A Memorandum of Understanding...

Fund launched to create impact from early-stage innovation

Viclink—Victoria University of Wellington’s commercialisation office—has created a specialised fund aimed at translating early-stage research into products and services that can create positive impact both domestically and globally.    Known as The...

Making memories

Viclink is helping a group of Victoria University of Wellington researchers—led by Drs Ben Ruck and Franck Natali—to commercialise a new type of computer memory. Their innovation could be the...

Bootcamp was not in vein

It might be five years since they first started working on their ‘big idea’ at Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp[http://www.vicbootcamp.co.nz/], but Ben Palmer and Georgia Lee have continued to develop it and are...

The X-Factor

Approximately half of all New Zealand's waste—about 1.6 million tonnes every year—is generated by the construction sector. But now a Victoria University of Wellington architecture student is working with Viclink to commercialise...

In a good position to create impact

A newly created position at Viclink—known as ‘Innovator-in-Residence’—is helping a Victoria University of Wellington researcher to commercialise the many good ideas coming out of his research group, so that their...

When failure leads to success

As power poles age throughout the decades, the danger of them failing increases—and so, too, does the risk of electrocutions and power outages. Lines companies are not always able to...

Victoria's Entrepreneurs Awarded

Viclink is delighted to announce that two of the category winners at the 2019 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards[https://www.kiwinet.org.nz/Awards] in Auckland tonight are affiliated with Victoria University of Wellington and Viclink.   Dr Shalen Kumar...

Actually, it IS rocket science

It's game-changing rocket science that could revolutionise the space industry and put New Zealand firmly at the forefront of it—and it’s happening here at Victoria University of Wellington, with a...

Momentum picks up for students

Student entrepreneurs across New Zealand received some welcome news on 8 July when it was announced that the Momentum Programme[https://returnonscience.co.nz/momentum] would receive government funding for the next two years to...

Viclink is recruiting!

Viclink, the commercialisation office of Victoria University of Wellington, has two Analyst positions available within our dynamic team.   As part of the university, Viclink is deeply connected to research and ambition,...

Raising environmental awareness in Kiribati schools

Invasive species are a big problem in the Pacific, affecting the health of people and the environment and even driving residents from their homes and land. As part of initiatives...