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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

    Hunter
    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

    TIN100
    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.

  • High-tech help

    SFAD
    18 October, 2011

    The first participant in IRL's Scientist for a Day programme says the experience was valuable and he'll be back for more.

  • Vouching for R&D

    Co-investment
    18 October, 2011

    Thanks to IRL’s ongoing regional seminars, more and more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) around the country have been finding out how they can leverage support for innovation and R&D to increase the export potential and international competitiveness of their companies.

  • Social science

    i-ORA robot
    18 October, 2011

    With the help of IRL’s world-leading assistive technology research, a Christchurch software company is developing an innovative robot platform designed to assist children with autistic spectrum disorder.


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