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  • Engineering innovator recognised for use-inspired approach

    Marcus King
    1 December, 2011

    Christchurch engineer Marcus King has been named the New Zealand Engineering Innovator of the Year 2011 by the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ.)

  • Brain gain

    Dr Sunil Vather
    16 November, 2011

    Im-Able is taking New Zealand stroke rehabilitation innovation to the world. CEO Dr Sunil Vather comments..

  • Ray of hope

    Fibre-optic dosimeter
    16 November, 2011

    IRL is collaborating to develop new medical technology to ensure the precise delivery of powerful new radiation therapies being adopted by Wellington Regional Hospital.

  • 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.

  • High-tech hygiene

    Smart mirror tool
    18 October, 2011

    IRL and Spark Dental have developed a tool that is both a mirror and a computer input device.

  • IRL engineer recognised with Cooper Medal

    Marcus King
    29 October, 2010

    IRL Research Engineer Marcus King has been awarded the Cooper Medal for his leading work in rehabilitation science, resulting in systems to assist rehabilitation for people with disabilities.

  • Exercise in invention

    5 October, 2010

    An IRL-developed exercise device that helps the brain injured recover movement in their arms has won a top Australian technology award.

  • Top scoring technology taps healing power of play

    19 August, 2010

    A computer game-based arm rehabilitation device developed by IRL has won first prize in the prototype category of the 2010 Engineers Australia, College of Biomedical Engineering Better Technology Awards.

  • Singing GlycoSyn's song stateside

    Richard Lauricella
    13 July, 2010

    Richard Lauricella has always had a passion for people and science—an ideal combination in his new role as US-based Business Development Manager for IRL’s drug development and manufacturing group, GlycoSyn.

  • Dynamic duo

    Handheld dynamometer collaboration
    13 July, 2010

    A collaboration between IRL and its Taiwanese counterpart, the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), has resulted in the joint development of a unique product that is nearing market entry.