New company charges up
Wellington UniVentures is incorporating a new spin-out company—TasmanIon—that could spell the beginning of the end for the world’s toxic, hard-to-recycle...
Published 18 January 2021
The year that was
It goes without saying that COVID-19 has made 2020 a year that none of us will ever forget; it impacted...
Published 9 December 2020
Protecting what’s important
Every year, Victoria University of Wellington researchers make numerous discoveries that have the potential to create significant, positive impact in...
Published 30 November 2020
Getting a charge out of changing the world
A Victoria University of Wellington PhD graduate has co-founded a new company (TasmanIon) spun out of her transformative research discovery—signifying...
Published 24 November 2020
Know thy customer
It’s an ethos that three of Victoria University of Wellington’s entrepreneurs—co-founders of Wellington UniVentures’ spin-out MaramaLabs—have been embracing this year....
Published 20 November 2020
New scholarship honours memory of staff member
Wellington UniVentures has created the Jeremy Bloomfield Memorial Scholarship, in memory of a much loved staff member who passed away...
Published 16 November 2020
Positive response to growth
With the phenomenal growth in the number of Victoria University of Wellington research projects being commercialised—including four which were spun...
Published 9 November 2020
Wellington Univentures celebrates four new spin-out companies
High-quality inventions, a strong team, and wise partnerships are paying off for Wellington UniVentures, which this year has established a...
Published 5 November 2020
A new supercapacitor superstar
The latest project to join the Wellington UniVentures incubator is focused on exploring ways to provide energy alternatives to batteries—and...
Published 29 October 2020
A supreme result
The successful combination of Professor Jim Johnston’s scientific nous and entrepreneurial spirit has both inspired and generated careers for many...
Published 16 October 2020
Living the dream
Concepts like teleportation—that once only existed in the dreams of science fiction writers—are now fast becoming a reality thanks to...
Published 28 September 2020
A pandemic, a pregnancy and a political coup—and that’s just the beginning
You’re trying to get home but borders are closing, flights are constantly changing or being cancelled, the dates when airlines...
Published 21 September 2020