Jul
11
12:30 PM12:30

Biolumic: From Bedroom Experiment to World Leading Technology

Founded by Massey’s Associate Professor Jason Wargent in 2012, BioLumic is a great example of ground breaking Kiwi ingenuity contributing to the solution of a serious world problem.

The company is applying UV light treatments to seedlings and seeds that deliver long-term crop benefits, including improved crop consistency, increased yield and disease resistance. The technology is in commercial trials around the globe, working with growers and processors in Mexico, Spain and the United Kingdom with yield gains of up to 22 per cent.

Come along and hear Biolumic's CEO, Warren Bebb, share their story and lessons learnt along the way. 

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Jul
5
12:30 PM12:30

Innovate 2018 / Business 101 series

We have two exciting opportunities to discuss this week: 

Innovate 2018

In 6 years, the Innovate challenge has had 1,341 ideas through the door.  We've built numerous businesse s.  We helped changed hundreds of lives.  And this year, is no different!

Come along to hear more about the Innovate challenge by BCC. Dave and Nick will be available to share some tips and advice on what makes a good idea / application. 

Business 101 Series

We’ll also have some more information about the upcoming business 101 series. This 8 week series will teach you everything you need to know to start a business. 

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Jun
27
12:30 PM12:30

Braking bad

Matt Miller is a lecturer at Massey University and a leading sports scientist. He has invented the Brake Power Meter for mountain bikers, which added a new twist to the understanding of existing sports sensors. Not only is this technology a world-first but it’s a game changer for the industry. 

Join us to learn more about Matt’s journey starting from prototyping through to funding and working with large companies. You’ll also get to meet fellow students and staff who are passionate about innovative thinking.

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Jun
20
5:00 PM17:00

Maori Culture and Intellectual Property Law

  • Massey Palmerston North, Room GLB 2.03 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Lynell Tuffery Huria is Special Counsel at AJ Park, working with a diverse range of clients around the world. Lynell also has particular expertise and experience in indigenous law and protecting cultural icons. Lynell will review the clash between the intellectual property system and mātauranga Māori and explore some of the steps we can all take to protect mātauranga Māori in modern society.

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Jun
11
5:00 PM17:00

Journey from Massey University to the Tech Industry

Hollie Cleaver is an experienced marketing, communications and project management professional. After discovering a keen interest in Data Science, she commenced a Master of Analytics at Massey University. Hollie has recently taken on the role of Chief Digital Officer at BlockBit Solutions, a tech company at the forefront of emerging technology such as blockchain, IoT, Digital Identity and Data Science. 

Come along to hear Hollie’s inspiring journey and discover what it takes to work within the tech industry. 

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May
28
5:00 PM17:00

IP Strategy and Protection 101

  • Palmerston North - MUSA Student Lounge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

All companies have intangible assets and many have intellectual property (IP). Identifying, valuing and protecting these assets is the topic of this workshop. What types of intangible assets are there? When is intellectual property worth protecting and how do you do it? How much can you do yourself and when do you need professional advice? What is Massey’s IP policy? These questions and more will be answered at the workshop. There will also be time to ask your own questions. 
 
The presenter is Dr Russell Wilson from Massey Ventures Limited.

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