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This will assist our assessment of your entry for the Young New Zealand Innovator Award.

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Note : If you would like to enter in more than one category, please enter a seperate submission after this submission.

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Please describe in simple terms what the innovation project is and its key benefits - this is your elevator pitch. Limited to 1300 characters (approx. 200 words).

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Please outline the key market drivers for this innovation project or venture and describe how you satisfied these drivers. You may include market data and customer insight research that highlights market / consumer needs. Limited to 1300 characters (approx. 200 words).

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Please describe the value delivered to the consumer/customer both now and in the future. 'Value' can be economic, social, ethical, financial, environmental and/or sustainable. Limited to 1300 characters (approx. 200 words).

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Please include a summary of what this innovation project or venture achieved and how it has had a positive impact on your organisations; market share in NZ, international sales revenue, job creation and employment, engagement of staff and other forms of business and industry growth and development. Limited to 1300 characters (approx 200 words)

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Please outline any successful patents and trademarks, commercial partnerships, published research and articles, funding, grants and investment secured in your project or venture to date. Limited to 1300 characters (approx. 200 words).

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Please provide either total sales revenue achieved to date and projected sales revenue for future years OR a Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) summary. Please outline any successful patents and trademarks or commercial partnerships (including investment secured in your project or venture to date). Limited to 1300 characters (approx. 200 words).

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Please explain why this innovation project or venture deserves to win the New Zealand Innovation Awards? Why is it innovative? How may your project inspire others? Does your innovation project solve a customer problem and create new value? Limited to 1300 characters (approx. 200 words).

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Please describe this as a percentage of total sales revenue achieved to date and total sales revenue projected for future years OR units of product or service actually sold to date and projected to be sold in future years Limited to 1300 characters (approx 200 words)

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Please describe what impact your project has had on Maori whanau and individuals and how it has contributed to Maori wellbeing. Wellbeing could be economic, social, environmental or cultural. Limited to 1300 characters (approx. 200 words).

Additional Information

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