New Zealand universities and research institutions are a ‘hot-bed’ of entrepreneurial talent. Innovative sci-tech ideas are coming through so fast that a student-led investment committee programme is expanding nationally to cope with demand.
New University of Auckland research has examined whether Kiwi families are meeting national food and nutrition guidelines when feeding their babies.
Teachers in West Auckland will have easier access to specialist training to help struggling readers once Colwill School’s Reading Recovery Subcentre opens today.
A cell-sorting startup with considerable significance for the trillion-dollar global livestock market has been bought by a global corporate that already has significant existing operations in New Zealand.
World-leading health research and cutting edge medical innovations from the University of Auckland were showcased at a special medical technology and health commercialisation conference co-hosted by UniServices in HEDA this month.
Each year UniServices celebrates the impact of world-leading research on society by awarding the Commercialisation Medal to individual researchers and teams who have consistently excelled at delivering the societal and/or economic benefits of rese
UniServices has followed Mercedes Benz’s investment into Soul Machines with its own commitment of US$2m to a US$15m+ funding round announced recently by the company. UniServices, which owns 15% of the company, made the investment through its $20m
Artificial intelligence trailblazer Associate Professor Mark Sagar is among six New Zealanders who will receive 2018 Kea World Class New Zealand (WCNZ) Awards at a Gala Dinner in Auckland on 21st June.
An innovative University of Auckland trial using text messages has proven a success in getting people to manage their diabetes better.
Rain Therapeutics Closes US$18 Million Financing to Support Cancer Therapy Developed at the University of Auckland
Rain Therapeutics Inc., a privately-held, clinical stage biotechnology company focused on biomarker-driven, small molecule therapeutics for patients with cancer, today announced the closing of a tranched Series A financing of US$18.4 million (NZ$
Growing Up in New Zealand has warmly welcomed today’s announcement from the Minister for Social Development, the Honourable Carmel Sepuloni, that will restore funding of more than $1.9 million to the child development study.
The University of Auckland is further championing student innovation and entrepreneurship through the initiation of a brand new incubator – VentureLab. This unprecedented initiative, delivered by t
A world-leading ‘life-like’ surgical training programme, created by researchers at the University of Auckland, has been so successful it will be expanded across all district health boards (DHBs) thi
Following the University of Auckland’s recent review of its research and commercialisation functions, UniServices Limited has strengthened its support for developing IP and start-up companies and re
Government-backed Medical Research Commercialisation Fund makes first New Zealand investment in pharmaceutical company spun-out of the University of Auckland.
A culturally-adapted parenting programme for Māori families has increased parents’ confidence, reduced conflict between partners and improved children’s behaviour.
Winners of the fifth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate commercialisation success within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes, have been announced.
UniServices has signed a multi-million-dollar deal that will allow a significant increase in the number and quality of world class “disruptive” companies spun out of the university’s research and development.
The University of Auckland’s new Innovation Institute China (UAIIC) will provide unprecedented access to an extensive range of networks, research and funding opportunities in China.
UniServices and the University of Auckland are partnering with an American drug development company to launch a biotech start-up that will research novel cancer vaccines.