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A young approach to age old problems

“There’s no problem so great it can’t be solved” — Barbara Coloroso   Living up to this belief, the teams from Viclink’s latest Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp[http://www.vicbootcamp.co.nz/] intake are working to solve a...

Viclink coordinates e-Government delegation from India

In November 2019, we were delighted to welcome a group of 25 senior level officials working in India’s e-Government sector to Wellington, to take part in a programme of learning...

A measured approach to clean energy

A global effort is underway to unlock a virtually limitless source of pollution-free energy—and Viclink is supporting the Victoria University of Wellington researchers who are playing a pivotal role.   Researchers at...

Detecting success

A joint venture established in 2016 between the University of South Australia (UniSA), Victoria University of Wellington and Viclink is taking another major step forward as it moves to help...

Vital industry learning and connections

Last week members of the Return on Science[https://returnonscience.co.nz/] Investment Committees were welcomed to Wellington. Return on Science Committees give researchers the opportunity to present their work to a group of...

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...