Finalists 2014

    We would like to congratulate the finalists for the New Zealand Innovators Awards 2014:

     

    Innovation in Agriculture & Environment

    Sponsored by Bayer New Zealand
    • DTexH2o Ltd - Dairy shed in-line electronic water detector
    • exSITEz Ltd – GEMnetics
    • Fortitude Textiles Ltd - Fortitude Performance Textile
    • Gallagher Group Ltd - Ring Top Post
    • Plant & Food Research - Breeding bees for varroa control       
    • Polymer Systems - DairyFlo Soft Plastic Milking Liners and Equipment
    • Revolutionary Beekeeping Ltd
    • Scott Technology Ltd - Automated Lamb Boning Room
    • Snap Information Technologies - Electronic Monitoring for Sustainable Fisheries Management
    • Supreme Biotechnologies Ltd

     

    Innovation in Design & Engineering

    Sponsored by James & Wells
    • BCS Group - BAGgate Self Service Bag Drop (SSBD)
    • Gallagher Group Ltd - Gallagher T20 Terminal
    • I Measure U Ltd   
    • Kaynemaile Ltd - Kaynemaile Seamless Mesh                              
    • Milmeq Ltd - Milmeq MFAST                            
    • Pacific Aerospace Ltd - P-750 XSTOL MkIII World's Most Versatile Utility Aircraft
    • Rack Studs Ltd - Rackstuds                               
    • Rinnai - Market Leading Rinnai NEO Gas Fireplace
    • Rocket Lab Ltd - Electron Launch Vehicle
    • Solar Bright Ltd - PATeye                                                   

     

    Innovation in Financial & Professional Services

    Sponsored by Ideas Accelerator
    • AIG Insurance New Zealand Ltd – NOVI
    • Buddle Findlay - Startup Company Initiative                               
    • Kiwibank - Home Hunter
    • KlickEx
    • Nomos – NomosOne
    • StarShipIt
    • Thankyou Payroll
    • Unleashed Software           
    • Whanganui Digital Leaders Forum - 100% Connected Whanganui           

     

    Innovation in Health & Science

    Sponsored by New Zealand Innovation Council
    • Auckland District Health Board - Hidden Hospital
    • AUT University - Stroke Riskometer App
    • Enztec - Quad Sparing Knee Replacement Instrument Range
    • I Measure U Ltd
    • Oncall Health - Smartpage
    • The Mind Lab by Unitec
    • Parthemore Pulley System                
    • Photonic Innovations Ltd - Next Generation Gas Detectors                      
    • The University of Auckland - No more needles

     

    Innovation in Hospitality, Food & Beverage

    Sponsored by Yealands Wine Group NZ
    • Expander Ltd - Green Codes
    • Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd - Functional Whey WPC550 
    • Fonterra Research and Development Centre - Noble Reduced Fat Cheddar
    • Hamburger Holder Ltd
    • My Food Bag Ltd
    • Stolen Rum & Previously Unavailable - Stolen Coffee & Cigarettes Spiced Rum            

     

    Innovation in Information Communications Technology & Cloud Solutions

    Sponsored by Alcatel Lucent
    • Aura RedEye Security Ltd
    • Career Engagement Group - Fuel50 Career Path Software
    • I Measure U Ltd
    • Spider Tracks Ltd
    • Storypark Ltd
    • STQRY NZ Ltd
    • Straker Translations                          
    • Wellington Drive Technologies Ltd - SCS Connect                                       
    • WhereScape Ltd - WhereScape Data Warehouse Automation                                      

     

    Innovation in Marketing & Communications

    Sponsored by Datamine
    • Creative Hype - Promotion Sports Helmets
    • ecostore Company Ltd
    • EFTPlus
    • Invivo Wines - Southern Hemisphere meets Norton Hemisphere!           
    • Metrotile / Tilcor Roofing Systems
    • Stolen Rum & Previously Unavailable - Stolen Coffee & Cigarettes Spiced Rum
    • Quantec Ltd - Epiology Skincare
    • Smile Dealers - Photo Marketing
    • Team #TheShoulderTap

     

    Innovation in Media, Music & Entertainment

    Sponsored by RadioLIVE
    • 8i Ltd - 8iVR
    • Creative Hype - Promotion Sports Helmets
    • Kiwa Digital Ltd
    • Little Lot                                                
    • OneMusic            
    • STQRY NZ Ltd        

     

    Innovation in Sustainability & Clean-tech

    Sponsored by Waterfront Auckland
    • Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles - EVolocity                
    • ecostore Company Ltd
    • Flick Electric Co
    • Foodstuffs NZ - Foodstuffs New Waste Management Plan
    • Hydroworks Ltd - Isolated governing of Pelton turbines using cut in deflectors
    • Kaynemaile Ltd - Kaynemaile Seamless Mesh
    • Precision Seafood Harvesting
    • Scott Biosystems Ltd - Spin Separator System
    • Wellington Drive Technologies Ltd - SCS Connect

     

    Emerging New Zealand Innovator

    Sponsored by AUT University
    • Gallagher Group Ltd - Ring Top Post
    • Gallagher Group Ltd - Gallagher T20 Terminal
    • Kaynemaile Ltd - Kaynemaile Seamless Mesh
    • KlickEx
    • Rack Studs Ltd - Rackstuds
    • Smile Dealers - Photo Marketing
    • Solar Bright Ltd - PATeye

     

    Most Inspiring Individual

    Sponsored by New Zealand Innovation Council                                             
    • Frances Valintine - The Mind Lab by Unitec
    • Lorraine Parthemore - Parthemore Pulley System
    • Peter Beck - Rocket Lab Ltd, Electron Launch Vehicle                  
    • Robert Bell - KlickEx                                                                                                                                             
    • Valery Feigin - AUT University, Stroke Riskometer App

     

    Export Innovator of the Year

    Sponsored by New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE)
    • BCS Group - BAGgate Self Service Bag Drop (SSBD)
    • Enztec - Quad Sparing Knee Replacement Instrument Range
    • Gallagher Group Ltd - Gallagher T20 Terminal
    • Gallagher Group Ltd - Ring Top Post
    • KlickEx
    • Milmeq Ltd - Milmeq MFAST
    • Rinnai - Market Leading Rinnai NEO Gas Fireplace
    • Spider Tracks Ltd

     

    Innovation Excellence in Research

    Sponsored by 3M
    • Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development - Biological Indicators of Risk and Opportunity in Early Pregnancy
    • I Measure U Ltd
    • Parthemore Pulley System
    • Plant & Food Research - Breeding bees for varroa control
    • Precision Seafood Harvesting
    • Rocket Lab Ltd - Electron Launch Vehicle
    • StretchSense Ltd - Stretch Sensors for the Field                           
    • The University of Auckland - No more needles

     

    Excellence in Social Innovation

    Sponsored by Tangible Media
    • Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles - EVolocity
    • Generation Zero - Building a Movement Towards A Low Carbon Future
    • Little Lot
    • Storypark Ltd
    • Team #TheShoulderTap
    • Thankyou Payroll
    • The Mind Lab by Unitec
    • Whanganui Digital Leaders Forum - 100% Connected Whanganui