2017 KiwiNet Awards finalists showcase research driving innovation

Twelve finalists have been selected for the fifth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate commercialisation success within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes.
The innovative researchers and cutting edge research commercialisation projects include: a skin cancer prevention tool, biodegradable plastic packaging, seismic damping solutions for buildings, joint implant diagnostics, carbohydrate chemistry innovations, emotionally intelligent avatars, a surf zone safety tool, CAR-T cell immunotherapy for cancer, Precision Driven Health, unravelling DNA mixtures to solve crime, new medical drug compounds, and a paint that can make cells, bacteria and viruses act differently.

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