NZ Inc Working - Biggest research gathering so far for the programme!

19 November 2014

Attended by 55 research and science leaders from ten research and development institutions. 6 from the North Island and 4 from South Island (including 2 technical institutes from the South Island).

15 high impact NZ product catergoires discussed and their research challenges and pathways clarified. The product categories were distilled from mre than 100 commercial projects and engagements during the first year of operations. Major impact potenitally for all export sectors in NZ, through davanced manufacturing and design projects which are underway.

Two international (1 US based, 1 Australia) Science Board Members attended and gave feedback on our progress.

Professor Steven Schmid, University of Notre Dame (second from right)
Professor Robert Burford, University of New South Wales (third from right)