Tagged: Kiwinet

KiwiNet and the sell of commercialisation - Stick

Peter Kerr Nov 26, 2013

There’s always something to learn at commercialisation workshops. KiwiNet, the group-hug of university and CRI commercialisation units held a Wellington-based forum around understanding customers. So, here’s couple of interesting bits and pieces from the day – of which I was … Continue reading → … Read More

Know and figure out ‘pain points’ before any commercialisation – KiwiNet - Stick

Peter Kerr Jun 28, 2012

Market validation, before the really expensive part of idea commercialisation, was Duncan Ledwith’s message to KiwiNet people. What pain point do you address was his rhetoric question put to university and CRI commercialisation people at a recent Wellington forum? The … Continue reading → … Read More

‘Negative know-how’, one way to make money from so-called failure — KiwiNet - Stick

Peter Kerr May 17, 2012

‘Negative know-how’ was a fantastic idea thrown up at the KiwiNet commercialisation forum in Wellington on May 2. Kate Wilson was talking to about 100 people actively trying to kick university or CRI ideas into life. It refers to keeping … Continue reading → … Read More

NZ research gets a showcase portal ….. at last - Stick

Peter Kerr Feb 07, 2012

It’s good to see that, at last, some of the ideas and intellectual property residing in many of our universities and CRI’s has a bit of a national showcase through KiwiNet. When you think about it, New Zealand’s combined research … Continue reading → … Read More

A Wellington and Auckland commercialisation hand-holding proposal more than it seems - Stick

Peter Kerr Oct 20, 2011

It’s flown a bit under the radar, and the two organisations will in theory have identified their preferred collaboration model by the end of the year. But, the announcement earlier this month that Industrial Research and UniServices (the University of … Continue reading → … Read More