Follow the creation of the 3D printed Logo using state of the art biopolymers and printing techniques.
The SfTI Challenge includes five Portfolios that relate to industry sectors to which we apply our research.
Each Portfolio contains Spearheads, which are usually large, annually reviewed, multi-year projects. Current Portfolios include:
Timeframes were tight , but in eight days in early June SfTI successfully staged four Spearhead workshops in two centres.
The SfTI board met for its quarterly meeting at SCION in Rotorua on 26 June, with the major decision of the day signing off both an increased number of SEED projects for 2017 and an increase in the funding pot.
Many of us in the innovation system have been hearing this ‘additionality’ word a lot recently. For some it’s an odd term they have never heard before and, relative to many words, it is a youngster. It apparently first surfaced in the 1950s as a concept in economics.
Green lights for rat brains, forests, and wombs-with-a-view: Science for Technological Innovation challenge announces increased number of SEED fund winners
Former SfTI Director Professor Margaret Hyland was recently formally farewelled by the Challenge.
Margaret left SfTI in January to take up a new role as Chief Scientist at MBIE.
In a recent blog Shahar Avin from the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk at the University of Cambridge makes the case for contestable research funding to b
SfTI researchers are another step closer to developing a revolutionary new way of mapping groundwater flow for use in agriculture and environmental management.
Spearhead projects are intended to deliver specific innovative technologies to help the Science for Technological Innovation National Science Challenge (SfTI) to achieve its mission of enhancing New Zealand’s capacity to use physical and engineering sciences for economic growth.