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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

Viclink, the commercialisation office of Victoria University of Wellington, have a paid internship position available within our dynamic team.  Join the fastest growing commercialisation office in New Zealand on our...

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...

Key to a cure?

Viclink spin-out company Avalia Immunotherapies[http://www.avaliaimmunotherapies.com/] could hold the key to a cure for chronic hepatitis B infection—a currently incurable, life-threatening liver disease that affects 250 million patients worldwide.   Avalia was formed...

A healthy approach to innovation

An innovation programme involving the New Zealand Health Innovation Hub (NZHIH) and Viclink—designed to help improve health outcomes for Kiwis—could potentially have global impact thanks to one of the first...

Big efforts to help small states

Two Victoria University of Wellington alumni are using their legal expertise to help the world’s small states protect their economies and environments—and Viclink is supporting the lawyers’ efforts in the...

Using your head

Suspected head injuries or strokes could now be diagnosed within minutes of arriving at an emergency department (ED) as a result of an international collaboration between researchers from New Zealand,...

Tracing a path to success

A prototype medical device that uses magnetic (rather than radioactive) tracers to detect complex head and neck cancers, is now one step closer to reaching the patients it has been...

On track to success

A joint project involving Victoria University research—which is set to revolutionise high-speed train travel and have a massive impact on climate change— was recognised last night at the KiwiNet Research...

Turning vision into reality

Associate Professor Taehyun Rhee was recognised last night at the KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards 2018[https://kiwinet.org.nz/Awards/Awards2018Finalists] for his innovative and collaborative work in the worlds of virtual and augmented reality.   Associate Professor...

Gaining Momentum in Wellington

One of the biggest challenges that student entrepreneurs face when trying to develop their ideas into marketable products or services is finding funding to support their projects in the very...