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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...

Viclink’s new GM, Commercialisation

He grew up in a family of entrepreneurs so it’s no real surprise that Hamish Findlay—Viclink’s new General Manager, Commercialisation—is passionate about transitioning great ideas into marketable products or services.   Hamish...

Internship Opportunity at Viclink

*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 mission...

Applying themselves

Late last year, Viclink teamed up with the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies (LALS) to deliver an eight-week programme aimed at helping a cohort of Indonesian teachers to...

Saving babies from swallowing batteries

It’s an extremely serious and widespread problem—children being injured (sometimes fatally) as a result of inhaling or swallowing “button” batteries. However, an innovative researcher has created a way to deter...

Changing it up

When the latest intake of Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp[http://www.vicbootcamp.co.nz] students began their journey in November 2018, they had some pretty clear ideas about the businesses they wanted to develop. Fast-forward 12...

Ready to launch

After several years developing their research discovery into a commercialisable product, two Victoria University of Wellington physicists have now launched their own company and attracted $600k of startup capital from...

Partnership to boost education leadership

A joint initiative between Viclink and Victoria University of Wellington is helping teachers from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to drive change in their education system. Saudi Arabia is focused...

Joining forces to inspire

Viclink recently teamed up with the MacDiarmid Institute’s ninth international conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology[http://www.cmnzl.co.nz/amn9-conference/] (AMN9) to sponsor a showcase of MacDiarmid start-up companies—several of which have been incubated...

Ministerial support for Momentum

Minister of Research, Science and Innovation, the Hon Dr Megan Woods, officially launched a programme aimed at funding and supporting student entrepreneurs—known as Momentum—during a breakfast event at Parliament on...