A self-cleaning surface that burns up bacteria and viruses holds plenty of commercial interest. The revolutionary anti-microbial coating being developed at Canterbury University causes microbes to sizzle up on contact with surfaces like buttons, knobs, handles and rails.
Invenco was the big winner at the 2018 Hi-Tech Awards gala dinner in Christchurch tonight, claiming the PwC Hi-Tech Company of the Year category and the IBM Innovative Company Award. A record-breaking crowd of close to 800 people attended the awards dinner, held to celebrate the successes of New Zealand hi-tech companies across 13 categories and to recognise the 2018 Flying Kiwi, Claudia Batten.
# New Zealand’s innovation agency, Callaghan Innovation, congratulates the outstanding winners of the 2018 Hi-Tech Awards and urges the wider business community to check out the opportunities for tech and innovation support as they grow.
TechWeek has shown off and discussed a range of technology across the country – today it's advanced manufacturing's turn. The Christchurch Headline Event, The Fourth Revolution, is showcasing the exciting work which is being done and the opportunities new technology holds for the manufacturing sector.
IDC Asia Pacific has three New Zealand projects shortlisted as finalists in the 2018 IDC Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards. The annual awards highlight and acknowledge outstanding smart city initiatives in the Asia Pacific region and this year attracted over 180 entries.