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All Change

An idea developed at the Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp in 2016 looks set to change the way New Zealand students search for tertiary study courses—and the way education providers recruit those...

Well-suited to making a difference

After years spent studying and working in fields focused on improving the way the world lives and works, Viclink’s newest recruit—Ashwath Sundarasen—is well-suited to his role as Senior Commercialisation Manager.   Having...

A predictor of success

Every year, landslides kill thousands of people[https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/gsa/geology/article/40/10/927/130722/Global-patterns-of-loss-of-life-from-landslides] and cost billions of dollars[https://www.statista.com/statistics/267837/economic-damage-caused-by-mudslides/] around the globe. Now, new technology from a student-led research project looks set to revolutionise the way geotechnical...

Point Zero advance on Australia

Viclink startup Point Zero[https://pointzero.nz/] has been attracting global attention since the launch of its world-first, interactive, three-dimensional hologram technology three years ago. Now, it’s attracted the attention of Queensland Government,...

The year that was

At the beginning of the year, I wrote that 2017 would be one of Viclink’s biggest years to date and now, as I reflect back, it’s safe to say that...

Bootcamp kicks off

The seventh annual Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp got off to a great start on 20 November, with 10 teams turning up to begin their entrepreneurial journey.   “The quality of this year’s teams...

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...