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
Getting by with a little help from our friends
As New Zealand’s world-leading, independent biomedical research institute, the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research focuses on harnessing the power of...
Published 17 September 2020
Newest Board member a natural fit
Victoria University of Wellington’s newest Pro Vice-Chancellor—Professor Ehsan Mesbahi—was warmly welcomed to the Wellington UniVentures Board on the 8th of...
Published 8 September 2020
Playing our part in the search for a vaccine
Wellington UniVentures will play its part in a new alliance that brings together several organisations in the search for a...
Published 1 September 2020