This MacDiarmid Institute Interface event brings together our materials scientists with businesses who can use their R&D skills to develop the next generation of sustainable products and services.
Join us to meet some of our talent pipeline (students, PhD candidates, recent graduates, senior researchers) and talk to companies utilising materials R&D to develop sustainable startups and industry processes.
Hear about the science and related high-value R&D careers that enable us to take control of the sustainability challenges facing humanity today.
MacDiarmid is New Zealand's advanced materials Center of Research Excellence and supports diversity and inclusion while striving for world-leading science. Our alumni are highly valued as employees and interns in New Zealand's startups, R&D intensive industries and innovative companies.
Come along to meet a dynamic network of science and commercial talent, whether you're a future or current student, researcher, employer, R&D leader or investor.
Considering a career in science or R&D, join us to hear from people like you who are already doing it.
You can drop into this event at any time.
Kevin’s research involves working with indigenous communities to better understand technology from within an indigenous lens.
Introduction and how the MacDiarmid Institute supports students towards a non-academic career
Jonathan researched and co-invented the Zincovery technology during his Master of Engineering. After proving the technology at lab-scale he went to industry to demonstrate the technology at industry scale. He is now managing the pilot plant construction and commercialization of the technology.
Jadranka is internationally recognised for her vibrant, creative and impactful research advancing polymers and nanomaterials. Her work on biosensors and functionalised organic electronic materials is both scientifically insightful and grounded in practical applications.
CEO at Te Awanui Huka Pak, a 100% Māori owned company representing a large portfolio of kiwifruit and avocado orchards. Te Horipo also leads the Federation of Māori Authorities (FOMA) Innovation theme, and is on the boards of several agricultural businesses and the Commercial Advisory Board for Matū Fund. Te Horipo is based in the Bay of Plenty, and offers nation-wide connections to the Māori economy.
Choose your small group networking session to link to our entrepreneurs,
researchers, and deep tech companies who employ science for a better
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