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Canterbury Tech Mentor Programmes – Applications for Career Start now open!

| Canterbury Tech

Building on the success of the 2019 and 2020 Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme, this year we have expanded our programme and are excited to announce we will offer three separate mentor programmes being: Career Start Mid-Career Late Career The Late-stage career Mentoring Programme is a new addition to the series […]

Orion Energy Accelerator competition calls for big ideas

| Member Opportunity

The Ministry of Awesome and Canterbury electricity lines company, Orion, today launched a national competition calling for new ideas to reduce New Zealand’s carbon emissions. The Orion Energy Accelerator offers two Start-up Grants worth a combined $25,000 for people and start-up companies with ground-breaking energy innovations to be guided through […]

FOOD, FIBRE & AGRITECH SUPERNODE CHALLENGE

| News

The need for transformative innovation in the food, fibre and agritech sector is at the core of the latest Supernode Challenge which is now open to applications. The Food, Fibre and Agritech Supernode Challenge, presented by ChristchurchNZ, KiwiNet, AgResearch and the Canterbury Mayoral Forum, seeks to accelerate ideas for disruptive solutions […]

Help Shape New Zealand’s Tech and Innovation Story

| News

NZTech is working in collaboration with the tech industry and government partners to develop the New Zealand Tech and Innovation Story. New Zealand’s response to the global pandemic has positioned us as nimble and decisive – a country that thinks differently. Now is the perfect time to share our story with the […]

Calling for 2021 Canterbury Tech Committee Nominations

| Canterbury Tech

Canterbury Tech is calling for nominations for the 2021 Canterbury Tech committee. There are two (2) positions to be elected.  Voting will take place from 16 – 24 November 2020 via an online voting platform. As per our constitution, 2 elected members must step down each year or stand for re-election.  This year we have […]

Seequent and Microsoft Partner in Global Water Sustainability Commitments

| Member Stories

Seequent and Microsoft Partner in Global Water Sustainability Commitments CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 25 September 2020 – Global geoscience software company Seequent was this week highlighted as one of four global partners working with Microsoft and its customers to drive change for good around water quality and conservation. Microsoft President, Brad Smith, announced Microsoft’s commitment […]

Challenge aims to position Christchurch as NZ’s centre of health innovation 

| Member Opportunity

Ōtautahi Christchurch aims to become the home of health tech innovation in New Zealand with the HealthTech Supernode Challenge, opening Monday 29 June. With a total prize pool across multiple categories valued at over $340,000, there are plenty of reasons to enter the HealthTech Supernode Challenge. This includes entry into […]

Yes the robots are coming, but we’re not going to be ready – by Paul Matthews

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BY PAUL MATTHEWS, ITP CHIEF EXECUTIVE The robots are coming for our jobs. Or rather, they are changing the future of work, along with AI and other technology changes. Our education system needs a strong focus on technology and related areas to turn this threat into a massive opportunity. That’s […]

CAREER-START MENTOR PROGRAMME

| Canterbury Tech

Having successfully kicked off our first mentoring programme (Mid-Career) earlier this week and we are delighted to announce APPLICATIONS are NOW OPEN for the second mentoring programme, the Career Start Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme. The Career Start Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme runs from 3 July  – 11 September and is aimed at people entering the […]

The Role of Technology in NZ’s Post-Covid Economic Recovery

| Canterbury Tech

Neil Hamilton, General Manager of Canterbury Tech Mid May 2020 – Many people in New Zealand are out of work and this is going to get worse. So why does technology matter? Surely we just need to throw money at those ‘shovel ready’ infrastructure projects and thrust said shovels into […]

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 […]

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