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  • Chemistry bonds with commerce

    Honey bee
    15 November, 2011

    The publication of chemical research carried out with and for New Zealand companies in prestigious, peer-reviewed international journals reflects IRL’s wide range of industrial interactions and the world-leading quality of their work.

  • Nanotech on a roll

    Carbon nanotube
    15 November, 2011

    A top physics journal has published IRL research that could enable wider industrial application of carbon nanotubes.

  • Aiming for safety

    15 November, 2011

    Scientist for a Day participant Hunter Safety Lab is setting its sights on using technology to cut the incidence of accidental shootings among hunters.

  • Client Q&A: Country Culinaire

    County Culinaire icecream tubes
    15 November, 2011

    Trish Gibson is owner-operator of Technology Transfer Voucher recipient and IRL partner Country Culinaire, an award-winning manufacturer of high-quality desserts. We asked her to tell us why investing in innovation is so important for her business.

  • Partner power

    Partner power
    15 November, 2011

    IRL’s expertise in forging groundbreaking international collaborations is opening doors to high-value opportunities for New Zealand businesses.

  • High-tech stars on the rise

    15 November, 2011

    IRL partners Rakon and Scott technology feature prominently among the highest-growth companies on this year’s TIN100 list of New Zealand’s largest technology exporters.

  • Modelling the money

    15 November, 2011

    IRL Industry and Outreach Fellow Professor Shaun Hendy applies power laws from the natural world to take the pulse of New Zealand’s high-tech sector.

  • Tranquillity bass

    Noise pollution
    18 October, 2011

    IRL research into composite materials is helping the building industry to find an affordable way of insulating inner-city dwellings against noise pollution.

  • Farming the future

    Robotic platform
    18 October, 2011

    An IRL-developed robot brings intelligent machines that boost horticultural efficiency a step closer to reality.

  • A sharper reaction

    Novel process
    18 October, 2011

    GlycoSyn, IRL's pharmaceutical development and scale-up arm, is now offering an improvement on an essential drug development process.