R&D grants & innovation news – NZ Innovation Awards 2016 winners

THE 2016 NZ INNOVATION AWARDS WINNERS ARE…

a6fdc437-3909-4d35-abc5-28d82c6c1b6dBAYER SUPREME NEW ZEALAND INNOVATION – Sponsored by Bayer New Zealand
ARANZ Medical – Silhouette & FastSCAN

INNOVATION IN AGRIBUSINESS & ENVIRONMENT – Sponsored by KPMG
Farmshed Labs – Flashmate

INNOVATION IN DESIGN AND ENGINEERING – Sponsored by James & Wells
Ogo Technology – Personal Mobility Device
Highly Commended: ARANZ Geo – Leapfrog Modelling Software

INNOVATION IN EDUCATION, TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT – Sponsored by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
Manaiakalani Education Trust – The Manaiakalani Programme
Highly Commended: The Mind Lab by Unitec – Postgraduate Programme

INNOVATION IN FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES – Sponsored by Paymark
Simplicity NZ – Simplicity Kiwisaver
Highly Commended: Snowball Effect

INNOVATION IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE – Sponsored by Plant & Food Research
Fonterra – GA for Paediatric Nutrition
Highly Commended: Sunfed – Sunfed Meats

INNOVATION IN HEALTH AND SCIENCE – Sponsored by Chorus
Volpara Health Technologies
Highly Commended: ARANZ Medical – Silhouette & FastSCAN

INNOVATION IN TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS – Sponsored by Jade Software
ARANZ Medical – Silhouette & FastSCAN
Highly Commended: Volpara Health Technologies

INNOVATION IN MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS – Sponsored by Datamine
Haka Tours
Highly Commended: Heilala Vanilla – Co-branding & Collaborations

INNOVATION IN MEDIA, MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT – Sponsored by RadioLIVE
90 Seconds
Highly Commended: Patternsnap AND Springfree Trampoline – tgoma

INNOVATION IN SUSTAINABILITY AND CLEAN-TECH – Sponsored by Yealands Family Wines
Stormwater360 – LittaTrap™

EMERGING NEW ZEALAND INNOVATOR – Sponsored by Regus
Auror
Highly Commended: CricHQ AND Linewize

INNOVATION EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH – Sponsored by Auckland University of Technology 
Sunfed – Sunfed Meats
Highly Commended: AUT/NZA – New Zealand SKA Alliance Big Data Challenges AND Avertana – Extracting Value from Industrial Waste

START-UP INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Veda
Ligar – Ligar in the Environment
Highly Commended: OnSide AND Wine Grenade

EXCELLENCE IN SOCIAL INNOVATION – Sponsored by Yellow
Manaiakalani Education Trust – The Manaiakalani Programme
Highly Commended: Countdown – The Foodbank Project AND KiwiHarvest

INNOVATION IN MAORI DEVELOPMENT – Sponsored by Poutama Trust
Squiggle – Young Engineers

EXPORT INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
Zespri – SunGold Kiwifruit

MOST INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL – Sponsored by 3M
Jenene Crossan – Flossie.com

SUSTAINED INNOVATION EXCELLENCE – Sponsored by Sovereign
Zespri – SunGold Kiwifruit

YOUNG NEW ZEALAND INNOVATOR – Sponsored by MOTAT
Jamie Beaton – Crimson Education

PEOPLE’S CHOICE – Sponsored by Idealog
ASB Bank – ASB Clever Kash
Runner Up: Pop-Up Globe
2nd Runner Up: Educa