FINALISTS 2015

    We would like to congratulate the finalists for the New Zealand Innovators Awards 2015:

    For those of you that want to shout about your achievements you can access the official Press Release here. Congratulations and we look forward to meeting you all at the Awards Event.

     

    INNOVATION IN AGRIBUSINESS & ENVIRONMENT

    Sponsored by Bayer New Zealand

    • Farm Medix – Check-Up Mastitis Diagnostic Tool – Auckland

    • FarmIQ System – Wellington

    • Fibre-gen - HITMAN PH330 – Canterbury

    • Hivemind – Remote Hive Monitoring – Canterbury

    • Pastoral Robotics – Nitrate Recovery – Auckland

    • Plant and Food Research – Response To Psa – Auckland

    • Scott Technology – Lamb Forequarter Cut Automation System – Otago

    • Snap Information Technologies – Global Sustainable Fisheries – Nelson

    • Supreme Biotechnologies –Nelson

    • Terax 2013 - Waste Conversion Technology – Bay Of Plenty

    • Ubco – Ubco 2x2 – Bay Of Plenty

     

    INNOVATION IN DESIGN & ENGINEERING

    Sponsored by James & Wells

    • BBC Technologies – CURO – Waikato

    • Bison Group – Bison Weighing Jacks – Otago

    • Fletcher Window and Door Systems - Smartfit® – Auckland

    • Holmes Solutions – Revolutionising Adventure Recreation – Canterbury

    • Magic Mitten – Gro Hush – Auckland

    • Methven – Aurajet™ Shower Spray Technology – Auckland

    • ogo Technology – ogo – Manawatu-Wanganui

    • Revisia – Industrial 3d Innovation – Auckland

    • Scion – Woodfibre Dice – Bay Of Plenty

    • Tiro Lifesciences – Zero Radiation Breast Screening – Canterbury

    • Ubco – Ubco 2x2 – Bay Of Plenty

     

    INNOVATION IN FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

    Sponsored by Paymark

    • Banqer – Wellington

    • Harmoney – Peer To Peer Marketplace – Auckland

    • Kami – Auckland

    • Kowhiri – Auckland

    • Montoux – Life Insurance Product Development Application – Wellington

    • Semble – Auckland

    • Shipit – Auckland

    • Westpac – Westpac One – Auckland

     

    INNOVATION IN FOOD & BEVERAGE

    Sponsored by Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED)

    • Ahi Ka Tonics – Auckland

    • BBC Technologies – CURO – Waikato

    • Eat My Lunch – Auckland

    • Ecostore – Carbon Capture Pak™ - Auckland

    • Fonterra Research and Development Centre – Milk Fingerprinting – Manawatu-Wanganui

    • Genevieve’s – Long Shelflife Pates – Auckland

    • Karma Cola – Auckland

    • The Pure Food Co – Texture Modified Meals – Auckland

    • Veritide – Food Contamination Screening – Canterbury

    • Wine Grenade – Auckland

     

    INNOVATION IN HEALTH & SCIENCE

    Sponsored by Chorus

    • Aranz Medical – Fastscan Ii – Canterbury

    • Confitex – Auckland

    • Healthpoint - Nexxt™ - Enabling Best Practice – Auckland

    • Kode Biotech – Kode Technology Anti-Cancer Treatment – Auckland

    • OpthalmicDocs – oDocs Eye Care – East Coast

    • Rhondium – OVC – Bay Of Plenty

    • Tiro Lifesciences – Zero Radiation Breast Screening – Canterbury

    • University Of Auckland – SPARX – Auckland

     

    INNOVATION IN INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY & CLOUD SOLUTIONS

    Sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent

    • 8i – Wellington

    • Auror – Empowering Partnerships To Prevent Crime – Auckland

    • FarmIQ System – Wellington

    • Kami – Auckland

    • ProjectManager.com – Auckland

    • Semble – Auckland

    • ShipIT – Auckland

    • Shuttlerock – Canterbury

    • Timely – Otago

    • VMob – Intelligent Personalisation Platform – Auckland

    • Weirdly – Auckland

    • YourDrive – Auckland

     

    INNOVATION IN MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

    Sponsored by Datamine

    • Colenso BBDO/Volkswagen – Reduce Speed Dial – Auckland

    • Cookie Time International – Postcard Cookies – Otago

    • Eat My Lunch – Auckland

    • Karma Cola – Auckland

    • Look After Me – Online Accommodation Market Place – Bay Of Plenty

    • Network For Learning – Pond – Auckland

    • Roholm – Inverse – Bay Of Plenty

    • Semble – Auckland

    • VMob – Intelligent Personalisation Platform – Auckland

     

    INNOVATION IN MEDIA, MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

    Sponsored by RadioLIVE

    • 8i – Wellington

    • Clip ‘n Climb – Canterbury.

    • Gap Filler Trust – Gap Filler – Canterbury

    • Holmes Solutions – Revolutionising Adventure Recreation – Canterbury

    • Kiwa Digital – VoiceQ 2.0 – Auckland

    • Shuttlerock – Canterbury

    • Stickmen Media – VR Wheelchair Trainer – Canterbury

     

    INNOVATION IN SUSTAINABILITY & CLEANTECH

    Sponsored by Yealands Family Wines

    • Biobrew - Waikato

    • Ecostore – Carbon Capture Pak™ - Auckland

    • Fibre-gen – HITMAN PH330 – Canterbury

    • Karma Cola – Auckland

    • Sorbet – Canterbury

    • Sunergise – Auckland

    • Terax 2013 – Waste Conversion Technology – Bay Of Plenty

    • Ubco – Ubco 2x2 – Bay Of Plenty

    • Victoria University of Wellington – Renewing Materials: 3D Printing And Distributed Recycling Disrupting Samoa’s Plastic Waste Stream – Wellington

    • WaterOutlook – Auckland

     

    EMERGING NEW ZEALAND INNOVATOR

    Sponsored by Idealog

    • 8i – Wellington

    • Auror – Empowering Partnerships to Prevent Crime – Auckland

    • FarmIQ System – Wellington

    • Holmes Solutions – Revolutionising Adventure Recreation – Canterbury

    • Kami – Auckland

    • Kode Biotech – Kode Technology Anti-Cancer Treatment – Auckland

    • Weirdly – Auckland

    • YourDrive – Auckland

     

    INNOVATION EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH

    Sponsored by 3M

    • Fibre-gen – HITMAN PH330 – Canterbury

    • Fletcher Window and Door Systems - Smartfit® – Auckland

    • Fonterra Research and Development Centre – Milk Fingerprinting – Manawatu-Wanganui

    • Genevieve’s – Long Shelflife Pates – Auckland

    • ogo Technology – ogo – Manawatu-Wanganui

    • Scott Technology – Lamb Forequarter Cut Automation System – Otago

    • Tiro Lifesciences – Zero Radiation Breast Screening – Canterbury

     

    EXCELLENCE IN SOCIAL INNOVATION

    Sponsored by Yellow

    • Colenso BBDO/Volkswagen – Reduce Speed Dial – Auckland

    • Eat My Lunch – Auckland

    • Gap Filler Trust – Gap Filler – Canterbury

    • Inspiring Stories – Unleashing The Potential of Young New Zealanders – Wellington

    • Nga Rangatahi Toa – Auckland

    • OpthalmicDocs – oDocs Eye Care – East Coast

    • Rhondium – OVC – Bay Of Plenty

    • University of Auckland – SPARX – Auckland

     

    EXPORT INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

    Sponsored by New Zealand Trade and Enterpise (NZTE)

    • BBC Technologies – CURO – Waikato

    • Holmes Solutions – Revolutionising Adventure Recreation – Canterbury

    • Karma Cola – Auckland

    • Kode Biotech – Kode Technology – Auckland

    • Methven – Aurajet™ Shower Spray Technology – Auckland

    • OpthalmicDocs – oDocs Eye Care – East Coast

    • ProjectManager.com – Auckland

    • Snap Information Technologies – Global Sustainable Fisheries – Nelson

    • Timely – Otago

    • VMob – Intelligent Personalisation Platform – Auckland

     

    MOST INSPIRING INDIVIDUAL

    Sponsored by Real TV

    • Glenn Martin – Founder Martin Jetpack – Canterbury

    • Guy Ryan – Inspiring Stories – Wellington

    • Sam Bridgewater – The Pure Food Co – Auckland

    • Sheng Chiong Hong – OphthalmicDocs – East Coast

    • Steve Henry – Kode Biotech – Auckland

     

    SUSTAINED INNOVATION EXCELLENCE

    Sponsored by New Zealand Innovation Council

    • Fonterra Research and Development Centre  – Manawatu-Wanganui

    • Methven - Auckland

    • Scott Technology – Otago

     

    YOUNG NEW ZEALAND INNOVATOR

    Sponsored by Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

    • Alistair Scarfe – Robotics Plus – Bay of Plenty

    • Angus Mcleod & James Willson – The Reverse Report – Taranaki

    • Auror Leadership Team – Auror – Auckland

    • Jon Taylor – Jet Spark – Nelson

    • Kaika Energy Team – Kaika Energy – Otago

    • Lionel Taito-Matamua – Victoria University of Wellington – Wellington

     

    THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

    Sponsored by Idealog

    • Eat My Lunch

    • Kaika Energy Team

    • Lionel Taito-Matamua – Victoria University of Wellington

    • ogo Technology – ogo

    • OpthalmicDocs – oDocs Eye Care

    • Rhondium – One Visit Crown