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Accent Learning team boosts Tongan teaching capabilities

A pilot programme to boost teaching and learning in Tonga has been hailed a “treasure” by the Tongan Ministry of Education and Training chief executive, Ponepate Taunisila.   Run by Viclink’s Education...

Drinking to success

The next time you pour yourself a glass of your favourite red wine, take a moment to think of the Victoria University of Wellington researchers who may be contributing to...

Community rooftop gardens concept wins Wellington Climathon

The idea to create community gardens on rooftops in Wellington’s central city has taken out the top prize at the Wellington Climathon[http://www.climathon.nz/wellington], and will now be the subject of further...

Seeing is believing

Visitors to Wellington Airport could catch butterflies in Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, play drums during the changing of the palace guard in London or send paper lanterns into a...

New investments advance aptamer research

AuramerBio, a Viclink start-up company, has celebrated its second birthday with a string of commercialisation successes.   Launched in September 2015, AuramerBio[www.auramerbio.com/] designs and develops aptamers—single-stranded synthetic DNA that can bind to...

New partnership with Chinese researchers

The Wellington-Changsha Innovation Technology Transfer Centre was officially opened last week in a partnership between Viclink, Victoria University of Wellington, and the Hunan Zhaotai Research Medical Group.   The Hunan Group visited...

Entrepreneurial Universities funding for new digital media centre

A leading member of Japan's digital media industry is joining Victoria University of Wellington as Director of a new Computational Media Innovation Centre (CMIC), which is also one of first recipients...

LUCI calms the farm

The future of farming in New Zealand largely depends on lowering its environmental footprint while still maintaining profitable results for farmers. Managing nutrient losses  has been a hot topic for...

A perfect fit

Ryan Graves, Viclink’s newest Senior Commercialisation Manager, remembers the defining moment that he became interested in taking science outside of the lab to help others.   “I was sitting in a lecture...

Food tech with a difference

Two Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp[http://www.vicbootcamp.co.nz] alumni are poised to push their food delivery business to the next level, after recently signing a tech investment deal with Global Line Network (GLN), a...

Victoria's Victor

He’ll tell you that he’s ‘just a scientist’, but in truth, the successful combination of Professor Richard Furneaux’s scientific nous and entrepreneurial spirit has not only generated tens of millions...

The real deal

A Victoria University of Wellington researcher could hold the key to unlocking the commercial potential of ‘mixed reality’, a digital medium with a global market worth potentially billions of dollars.   Dr...