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Entrepreneurial Researcher Named as Finalist in KiwiNet Awards

Victoria University of Wellington chemistry graduate Dr Anna Henning has been named an Emerging Innovator finalist at the annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards.    Dr Henning is a finalist for the award...

Powerhouse to invest in Viclink projects

The number of new businesses created from the work of Victoria University of Wellington researchers has the potential to grow dramatically with the completion of a Memorandum of Understanding between...

Balancing act

Viclink start-up Swibo is poised to take its innovative product—a gamified balance board that takes the chore out of physiotherapy exercises—to the world, thanks to new partnerships it is developing...

Accent Learning Seeking Indonesian Partner

Accent Learning, a division of Victoria Link Ltd is seeking partnership with suitably qualified and experienced organisations to deliver English Language Training (ELT) and supporting services in Indonesia.   Round two of...

Banishing bullying

In a bid to reduce New Zealand’s “appalling” bullying statistics, Viclink subsidiary Accent Learning is rolling out a new anti-bullying programme across New Zealand schools – signing up its first...

Bootcamp better than ever

Victoria’s wealth of entrepreneurial talent was well and truly on display at the Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp Showcase, held earlier this year at Wellington’s BizDojo.   “We had nine teams this year, and...

From (Point) Zero to heroes

A Viclink spin-out company, Point Zero, has developed the world’s first customisable, interactive holographic experience that can be used to educate, tell stories, and customise products—simply through playing.   Formerly known as...

On top of the world

An idea developed by Victoria University-supported start-up PoOol, has been voted one of the world’s top-two, city-level climate change solutions.   After winning the Wellington Climathon competition, PoOol was one of 12...

English is better with (an) Accent

Victoria University’s engagement with Southeast Asia is set to strengthen further, with Viclink division Accent Learning signing a significant three-year contract with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT)...

Still hatching new ideas

Less than a year after graduating from the Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp, Danesh Abeyratne, Connor Finlayson and Josh Brake have come up with new ways to improve the app—Hatcher—they developed at...

Reflecting on the year that was ...

2015 has been a year of growth for Viclink, with significant new contracts signed, a healthy pipeline of projects starting to get good results (including student-led initiatives), and the development...

Vote for a cleaner environment

A double finalist in the New Zealand Innovators Awards, Victoria design student Lionel Taito-Matamua is also among the top six contenders for “The People’s Choice Award”. Voting closes on 25...