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Christchurch City Council using locally developed app for contact tracing

| Member Stories

As published on the Christchurch City Council website. A locally developed contact tracing app will help Christchurch City Council monitor who is using its facilities while the country is in COVID-19 Alert Level 2. The new Traceable Pro app has been developed by Christchurch technology company, Webtools Health and modified to meet […]

Techweek is moving to July 2020

| Events

The following article is a media release by the Techweek team – Monday 30 March 2020 Techweek, New Zealand’s festival of technology and innovation, is going to look a little different this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Techweek2020 is moving to July and will only involve digital events. The […]

The Ministry of Awesome’ reflects the exciting new era of Christchurch startups

| Canterbury Tech

This interesting article was written by Steven Moe and published in The Spinoff about Ministry of Awesome and Canterbury’s thriving ecosystem. The role of Canterbury Tech and the Summit is also mentioned.   There’s an innovation renaissance brewing in post-earthquake Christchurch as multicultural entrepreneurship replaces the old boys’ network. This […]

US company acquires augmented reality system from Kiwi firm Smudge

| Member Stories

We are delighted to share this article about Canterbury based firm Smudge Apps Ltd. A Kiwi-made app which uses augmented reality (AR) to help retailers and restaurateurs visualise in-store elements before implementing them has been acquired by US firm InContext Solutions. “Gone are the days of having to imagine what […]

Industry partners sought for UC Masters of Applied Data Science students

| Member Stories

The message below is from the University of Canterbury, who are looking for industry organisations to host Masters of Applied Data Science students for project internships. These internships do not have to be paid, but Canterbury Tech’s stance on this is that: If you have a specific project where it’s […]

Seequent named Supreme Winner of 2018 New Zealand International Business Awards

| Member Stories

Seequent, a global leader in the development of visual data science software and collaborative technologies, has won the Supreme Award at the 2018 New Zealand International Business Awards, after earlier winning the ANZ Best Medium Business Award. Graham Grant, COO of Seequent says, “Seequent is thrilled to be named as […]

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