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Ministerial support for Momentum

Minister of Research, Science and Innovation, the Hon Dr Megan Woods, officially launched a programme aimed at funding and supporting student entrepreneurs—known as Momentum—during a breakfast event at Parliament on...

The year that was

As another year draws to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on the changes and growth that Viclink has achieved as a team this year.  All areas of...

Good for business

Challenging the belief that the only end-goal for business is to make money, the students in the latest Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp[http://www.vicbootcamp.co.nz/] intake are firmly focused on creating profit-generating businesses that...

Turning brain scanning on its head

Wellington researcher Ben Parkinson has received a boost from KiwiNet to help commercialise his game-changing compact superconducting magnets for smaller, next-generation, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems.   The new magnet technology will...

Creating better battery alternatives

A team of researchers led by Professor Thomas Nann from Victoria University of Wellington has created a new electrolyte that could be the key to making safer and more environmentally...

Analyse that

A fundamental research project into enzymes has led to a discovery that could improve the way labs all over the world analyse glutamine.   Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in...

Innovative rat lures attract global interest

Victoria University of Wellington researcher Dr Michael Jackson is a step closer to seeing his innovative, sustained-release rat lure products on the global pest control market, thanks to assistance from the...

Taking local action on global climate change

With climate change experts[http://www.ipcc.ch/] recently warning governments around the world that they must make rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society by 2030—if we are to avoid...

You're so vein

Recognising the global potential of an idea born out of the Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp in 2014, a Dutch startup incubator has invited two Victoria University of Wellington alumni to attend...

Invention wins international award

AccuMM, a land surveying and civil engineering technology developed by Victoria University of Wellington academics,[https://www.victoria.ac.nz/engineering/about/news/technological-breakthrough-for-monitoring-and-predicting-landslides] has won the Semi-Grand Prize at the Toronto International Invention Innovation Competition.   The technology behind AccuMM...

Internship Opportunity

- THIS OPPORTUNITY HAS NOW CLOSED - There will be future Internships available, please keep an eye on our news feed.   Viclink, the commercialisation office of Victoria University of Wellington, have a...

Booster partnership invests $10m in start ups

A “game-changing” new partnership between Viclink and New Zealand financial services company Booster, will see Booster invest at least $10 million in businesses spun out of the University’s world-leading research.   The...