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Viclink connections create student opportunities

Thanks to Viclink’s close connections with the innovation community, 14 of Victoria’s students and graduates are currently involved in an intensive, three-month internship programme, assisting ten digital technology start-ups as...

Troy story

Troy Henikoff, US-based serial entrepreneur, and one of the world’s foremost experts on start-ups, recently hosted a number of events for Wellington’s innovation community – including a ‘pitching’ workshop tailored...

New role brings focus onto student entrepreneurship

Recognising the increasing importance of entrepreneurship education at tertiary level, Viclink recently appointed Abby Buchanan into the newly-created role of Student Entrepreneurship Manager.   In the past, it was rare for a...

Using today’s technology to connect with the past

An app designed to connect people with their natural and cultural heritage has won Viclink’s annual cash-prize award for “the idea with the most commercial potential” at the School of...

Leading the charge for child-safe batteries

It’s an extremely serious and widespread problem – children being injured as a result of inhaling or swallowing “button” batteries; around 3,500 cases are reported annually to poison control centres...

Innovation is child’s play

An innovative, interactive toy designed by a Victoria University student could soon be helping children with autism to learn positive play behaviours and stimulate their imaginations.    “Kids on the autism spectrum...

From boot camp to beyond

A boot camp aimed at giving gaming students the skills they need to bring a game to market has been so successful that seven of the course participants are now...

Research with sound potential

What started out as a project to improve learning in the classroom, particularly for children with hearing difficulties, is rapidly developing into a product with multiple applications and a potentially...

Pilot plant heralds new era in sludge disposal

Wetox, a Viclink startup company, is working with Palmerston North City Council to pilot a groundbreaking new technology which not only aims to solve one of the world’s biggest pollution...