Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Our Emerging Innovators


The Emerging Innovator Programme, funded through KiwiNet, provides targeted support to early stage career scientists who will become the future innovators of New Zealand.

2021 Innovators

Tifany Oulavallickal

An Emerging Innovator determined to translate her knowledge of ultra-high-value enzymes into commercial reality.

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Xuxu + Aida Amoozegar-Montero

A passion for design combines with a passion for wellbeing for this innovative duo.

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Armano Papageorge

Revolutionising building materials with an innovative approach drives this Emerging Innovator.

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