Technology Valley, Peter Kerr

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CIQ Hayley Ellison 2

The winds of change are transforming a site of smarts in Technology Valley.

What will soon be known as the Callaghan Innovation Quarter is morphing into being at its Gracefield site in Seaview.

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GSD Sensor unit

Intellectual property protected - but not through patents

The company behind a clever sensor which collects and wirelessly transmits key building pulse metrics hasn’t gone down a patent protection path.

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Cynthia Hunefeld founder of HerbScience

An investor, but more importantly the ‘right’ investor needed to help develop validated herbal medicine

HerbScience director Cynthia Hunefeld has proof of concept for her antimicrobial plant extract.

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CIQ Julian Andrews 1

Gracefield Innovation Quarter creating opportunities for our children’s children

New Zealand has a unique opportunity to think beyond the short term in the development of the Gracefield Innovation Quarter.

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Enjoy your business you’re on it

“Make sure you enjoy the ride, the time, what you doing while you’re doing it,” says Richard Doyle.

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GSD Steven McLaughlan 1

Better infrastructure through better data

Global Seismic Data’s structural health monitoring system provides 24/7 information on the behaviour of infrastructure.

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Cynthia Hunefeld founder of HerbScience

Scientific proof of herb-based medicines the basis of a new business venture

Plants have a history of millions of years in fighting bacteria and viruses which seek to exploit them as a host.

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A new approach to innovation infrastructure

The late Sir Paul Callaghan’s vision for New Zealand was a place where talent wants to live.

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A hand up not a hand out is what innovative NZ businesses most need

Global Seismic Data has found a few roadblocks and speed bumps in its drive to create an infrastructure sensor that continuously measures a building’s pulse.

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Collecting a building’s pulse the start of a much larger business orientation

Global Seismic Data monitors and transmits an ever-expanding volume of metrics around a structure’s performance.

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