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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...

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...