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Momentum picks up for students

Student entrepreneurs across New Zealand received some welcome news on 8 July when it was announced that the Momentum Programme[https://returnonscience.co.nz/momentum] would receive government funding for the next two years to...

Viclink is recruiting!

Viclink, the commercialisation office of Victoria University of Wellington, has two Analyst positions available within our dynamic team.   As part of the university, Viclink is deeply connected to research and ambition,...

Raising environmental awareness in Kiribati schools

Invasive species are a big problem in the Pacific, affecting the health of people and the environment and even driving residents from their homes and land. As part of initiatives...

When student becomes teacher

The Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp[http://www.vicbootcamp.co.nz] (VEB) had such a profound effect on former ‘bootcamper’ Jacinta Gulasekharam that she has wanted to help other students to experience the same life-changing programme ever...

A gut feeling about success

An exciting development for research into gastrointestinal bacterial infections has been announced in New York, by US-based biopharmaceutical company, AzurRx BioPharma. The company has licensed MTAN Inhibitor technology developed through...

Eyes on China

China is now New Zealand’s largest trading partner, with two-way trade recently exceeding $30 billion dollars. New Zealand and China’s co-operation is growing across the board, expanding well beyond traditional...

A natural entrepreneur

Antibiotic-resistant infections are predicted to cause more deaths than cancer by 2050[https://www.bbc.com/news/health-30416844], yet major pharmaceutical companies have been steadily moving away from antibiotic research[https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/17460441.2018.1515908?needAccess=true&], focusing their R&D efforts on more...

Viclink well represented in 2019 KiwiNet Awards

KiwiNet has announced the finalists for the 2019 KiwiNet Awards and Viclink is well represented among the twelve outstanding nominees, with close links to three finalists. The annual KiwiNet Research...

Viclink leads Wellington biotech in Philadelphia

A team of Viclinkers are in Philadelphia for the *Bio International Convention*, one of the world’s largest biotech and pharmaceutical conventions. BIO2019 is an un-paralleled partnering, education and networking opportunity and...

Career Boosting Opportunities at Viclink

Viclink works together with Kiwinet to run an internship programme aimed at post graduates with degrees in the area of life sciences (biology, chemistry etc). Viclink and Kiwinet provide invaluable...

KiVa addresses ERO’s bullying concerns

The latest ERO report (May 2019) has again noted what we have known from over ten years of international data. It is a major challenge for New Zealand, and one...

New Viclink Board Member Appointed

Professor Ian O. Williamson—Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Commerce at Victoria University of Wellington—has been appointed to the Viclink Board.   Ian is a member of the University’s Senior Leadership Team, participating...