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UniSA’s improved cancer detection technology a magnet for commercialisation 17/02/2017

Researchers at the University of South Australia’s Future Industries Institute will join forces with New Zealand based nanoparticle specialist Boutiq Science and major IP investor, Powerhouse Ventures to develop an improved system for cancer detection that relies on magnetic rather than radioactive tracers.

Photonic adds to hazardous gas laser arsenal 13/02/2017

Dunedin-based Photonic Innovations has acquired complementary gas detection technology that makes workplaces such as meat processing companies and cool stores safer.

Powerhouse completes investment in Auckland UniServices spin out Objective Acuity 02/11/2016

Powerhouse (ASX: PVL), the developer of intellectual property based businesses, is pleased to announce it has completed investment into Objective Acuity Ltd, a spin-out from Auckland UniServices, developing a novel quantitative test of visual acuity. Powerhouse has committed to invest up to NZD 450,000 subject to certain milestones being met.

Powerhouse completes investment in Victoria University of Wellington spin out EdPotential Ltd 31/10/2016

Powerhouse (ASX: PVL), the developer of intellectual property based businesses, is pleased to announce that EdPotential Ltd, a new ed-tech software company, has been spun-out from Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Education in conjunction with Macleans College Auckland.

Powerhouse congratulates CropLogic, Invert and MARS on TIN100 Awards recognition 20/10/2016

One of New Zealand’s leading intellectual property commercialisation firms, Powerhouse, today congratulated three of its companies ‐ CropLogic, Invert Robotics and MARS Bio‐imaging ‐ on being named three of the ten most promising early stage companies at the annual TIN100 Awards announced in Auckland last night.

Powerhouse makes first investment post-ASX listing 18/10/2016

Article from Chris Hutching at The Press - 18 October 2016 Christchurch-based Powerhouse Ventures has already made its first investment since listing on the ASX last week - taking a stake in a cancer diagnostic system.

Powerhouse lists on ASX 12/10/2016

Article from Scoop Business - 12 October 2016 Intellectual property commercialisation firm, Powerhouse Ventures Limited (PVL), today lists on the ASX after a successful capital raise giving it a market capitalisation of approximately A$30million (shares priced at A$1.07).

Invert Wins Champion Canterbury Award 21/09/2016

Invert Robotics has won the Champion Producer/Manufacturer - Small Enterprise category at the Champion Business Awards 2016.

Comparator Imperial Innovations - Patient Capital Opinion Piece 13/09/2016

Patient Capital - a new way of funding the commerciaisation of early-stage UK science Tony Hickson, Managing Director Technology Transfer, Imperial Innovations Group plc

Collaboration the Key to Commercialising Good Ideas 17/08/2016

Op-Ed in The Australian by Dr Stephen Hampson - 17 August 2016

Invert shortlisted for Champion Canterbury Award 11/08/2016

Invert Robotics has been named a finalist in the Champion Producer/Manufacturer – Small Enterprise category at the Champion Canterbury Business Awards 2016

Powerhouse Ventures seeking AUD$20m via ASX listing 03/08/2016

Powerhouse Ventures expects to list on the ASX by late September in a bid to raise up to A$20 million and universities on both sides of the Tasman stand to benefit.

Powerhouse Ventures lodges prospectus, seeks to raise up to AUD20 million in an ASX Initial Public Offering (IPO) 02/08/2016

With six years of strong and consistent growth in New Zealand, the Board of intellectual property commercialisation firm, Powerhouse Ventures Limited (Powerhouse), has lodged a Prospectus with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission with the aim to list in September 2016.

Powerhouse commences operations in Australia 02/08/2016

Powerhouse commences operations in Australia interview with Colin Dawson, Chief Operatin Officer, PVL

AuramerBio features on RadioNZ 26/07/2016

Jeremy Jones of AuramerBio is aiming to shake up traditional medical testing technology, using short lengths of DNA called aptamers.

Hydro turbine designer powering ahead 25/07/2016

Christchurch turbine designer HydroWorks is on a roll with a new chief executive, new contracts and public investment offers.

CropLogic raises capital for ASX listing 15/07/2016

CropLogic has raised $512,200 via crowdfunding platform Equitise, which it will use to prepare for listing on the ASX.

SolarBright is in the xone 13/07/2016

Congratulations to SolarBright on being selected to join Vodafone xone, a six-month accelerator programme. This will aid the company to develop its products and scale internationally.

Ferronova’s magnet cancer detection device draws investors 21/06/2016

A NEW spin-out company will receive funding support from international partners to commercialise a locally-developed medical device that helps in easier detection of cancers using magnetic tracers.

Avalia wins at the 2016 Technology Valley Awards 10/06/2016

Avalia Immunotherapies was named as Emerging Business of the Year at the 2016 Technology Valley Awards held in the Hutt Valley on 9 June 2016.

CropLogic Secures New Licence for Global Growth 02/06/2016

Precision agriculture firm CropLogic has signed an exclusive agreement with the New Zealand Institute of Plant & Food Research to expand the marketing of its patented technology to corn, wheat, soybean and cotton farmers in the United States.

Invert Robotics trialling inspections of Air New Zealand aircraft 30/05/2016

Invert Robotics is conducting trials of its wall‐climbing, camera‐mounted robots to carry out remote inspections on Air New Zealand aircraft.

Invert Robotics set to take on Europe 25/05/2016

Invert Robotics, which uses robotics to revolutionise the way industrial tanks are inspected, is raising capital to expand into the European dairy market, and is in partnership discussions with a multi‐billion euro turnover company over the use of its technology.

Ministers make Budget announcement at Malaghan Institute 20/05/2016

The Hon. Steven Joyce, Minister of Science and Innovation and the Hon. Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health chose the Malaghan Institute to announce a $97million dollar increase in funding for health research over the next four years, and a planned public consultation of the Health Research Strategy.

Victoria University IP commercialisation set to accelerate 09/05/2016

The number of new businesses created from the work of Victoria University of Wellington researchers has the potential to grow dramatically with the completion of a Memorandum of Understanding between Powerhouse Ventures Limited and VicLink, the University’s commercialisation office.

Photonics up for innovation award 12/02/2016

Photonic Innovations is a finalist in the Sanitarium New Zealand Innovator of the Year category at the up-coming 2016 New Zealander of the Year Awards.

Tiro Lifesciences could make breast screening a lot easier 28/12/2015

A prototype screening machine developed by researchers in Canterbury analyses breast tissue with motion waves created through vibration.

New Zealander of the Year 2016 semi-finalists 24/12/2015

Three Powerhouse portfolio companies have been mentioned in the lists of semi-finalists for the New Zealander of the Year 2016 Awards.

Hydroworks raises $1.45 million through equity crowdfunding 15/12/2015

HydroWorks has also been awarded a $5 million contract to design and build five mini-hydro stations for Melbourne Water, owned by the Victorian Government.

Kiwi researchers trial Avalia’s miracle drug 14/12/2015

New Zealand scientists are developing their own melanoma vaccine to rival “wonder-drug” Keytruda that should be available within five years – and with a considerably lower price tag.

Powerhouse launches capital raise 09/12/2015

Powerhouse Ventures is raising money through equity crowdfunding platform Snowball Effect, ahead of listing on the stock market.

HydroWorks targets ambitious growth 12/11/2015

HydroWorks chief executive Dean Johnson says the hydro turbine company has a great future in the new New Zealand market.

Otago uni diagnostic company launched 12/11/2015

A new company launched by the University of Otago plans to commercialise the work of the university’s Christchurch Heart Institute.

Tiro highly commended at 2015 NZ Innovator Awards 22/10/2015

Tiro Lifesciences was Highly Commended in the Innovation Excellence in Research category at 2015 NZ Innovator Awards event in Auckland last night.

Koti to benefit from MBIE-funded project 22/09/2015

Koti Technologies is part of a University of Canterbury project that has just been awarded funding by MBIE.

CropLogic accesses University of Canterbury IP 17/09/2015

CropLogic has signed an Intellectual Property Transfer Agreement (IPTA) with the University of Canterbury (UC) for computer vision technology from Associate Professor Richard Green in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering.

SolarBright wins big at 2015 Champion Canterbury Awards 17/09/2015

SolarBright had a big night at the 2015 Champion Canterbury Awards last night when it came away with the following awards...

Powerhouse portfolio companies finalists at 2015 NZ Innovator Awards 15/09/2015

Two Powerhouse portfolio companies have been named as finalists in the NZ Innovator Awards 2015:

Powerhouse portfolio companies finalists in 2015 Champion Canterbury Awards 30/07/2015

Powerhouse portfolio companies have been named as finalists for the 2015 Champion Canterbury Awards:

Photonic Innovations awarded Deloitte Fast50 ‘Rising Star – One to Watch’ 07/10/2014

At the recent 2014 Deloitte Fast50 regional award ceremony Photonic Innovations were awarded the ‘Rising Star – One to Watch’ award for the Otago and Lower South Island category.