Finalists 2017


Drum roll, please... Meet the 2017 finalists for the NZ Innovation Awards - congratulations! And the finalists are...

Innovation in Agribusiness & Environment - Sponsored by Bayer New Zealand 
●       Alliance Group - The Omega Lamb Project

●       Halter

●       Levno - Sensor and Data Technology

●       Marine Flex - Elastic Mooring

●       SPATnz (Shellfish Production and Technology New Zealand) - Next Generation Shellfish

●       Spring Sheep Milk Co. - New Zealand's Gentlest Milk

●       Squawk Squad
Innovation in Design & Engineering - Sponsored by James & Wells
●       ARANZ Geo - Leapfrog 3D Geological Modelling Software

●       Dotterel Technologies

●       Fisher & Paykel Healthcare - Optiflow Junior 2

●       Onguard Group - Seismic Systems

●       Rocket Lab

●       SolarBright - DATAeye

●       Springfree Trampoline - Smart Trampoline

●       Tectonus - Resilient Slip Friction Joint
Innovation in Education, Training & Development - Sponsored by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
●       CORE Education - iNVENTIONATOR

●       Crimson Education

●       EdPotential

●       Fulton Hogan - Virtual Reality Training

●       Kami

●       Linewize - Classwize

●       Massey University Wellington - The Design+Democracy Project

●       Osnova - Amy
Innovation in Financial, Professional & Public Services - Sponsored by Equifax
●       Cream

●       Department of Internal Affairs - SmartStart

●       FluentIQ - Test Center

●       McCarthyFinch

●       Simplicity

●       Simply Payroll

●       StockX - A Smarter Exchange
Innovation in Food & Beverage - Sponsored by Plant & Food Research
●       Alliance Group - The Omega Lamb Project

●       Anteater - Premium Edible Insects

●       Fix & Fogg - World’s Best Peanut Butter

●       Fonterra Co-operative Group - Protein Ingredient (MPC4867)

●       Green Spot Technologies

●       Imake - The Grainfather
Innovation in Health & Science - Sponsored by Chorus
●       Avalia Immunotherapies - Synthetic Vaccines

●       BFW Innovations - The Original Mattress Elevator

●       CoLiberate - Nourish Your Mind

●       Fisher & Paykel Healthcare - Optiflow Junior 2

●       FlexiMap

●       MARS Bioimaging

●       Myovolt - Wearable Vibration Therapy

●       Precision Driven Health
Innovation in Māori Development - Sponsored by KPMG
●       Hiakai

●       Huawei New Zealand - Te Reo Māori Smartphone

●       Metia Interactive - Tākaro

●       Plink Software - Tipu Te Reo Māori

●       Punarau Media - Pipi Mā
Innovation in Media, Marketing & Communications - Sponsored by StopPress
●       2degrees - Data Hunt

●       AttitudeLive

●       Corvecto - Virtual Reality Training Solutions

●       Fire and Emergency New Zealand - Escape My House

●       Fisher & Paykel Healthcare - Optiflow Junior - Therapy Growth and Product Preference

●       Shuttlerock

●       Spring Sheep Milk Co. - New Zealand's Gentlest Milk

●       Workhere New Zealand and WREDA - LookSee Wellington

●       Zavy
Innovation in Sustainability & Renewable Energy - Sponsored by NZ Innovation Council
●       EcobagsNZ - No to Plastic Bags, yes to Compostable

●       ecostore

●       Green Spot Technologies

●       Little Yellow Bird - Ethically Made Corporate Workwear

●       Marine Flex - Elastic Mooring

●       Organic Initiative (Oi)

●       solarcity New Zealand - solarZero energy service

●       Yealands Wine Group - Harnessing the power of the sun
Innovation Systems & Performance Improvement - Sponsored by Westpac NZ & the NZ Government
●       Fonterra Co-operative Group - Vitamin D Measurement

●       Forsite

●       Halter

●       High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) - Innovation Programme

●       Revisia - Industrial 3D Innovation

●       Soar Printing - Evolution through Innovation

●       Vigilance - Financial Risk Management

●       Waitemata District Health Board - Leapfrog Programme
Innovation in Technology Solutions - Sponsored by Jade Software
●       Air New Zealand - Customer Innovation Programme

●       ARANZ Geo - Leapfrog 3D Geological Modelling Software

●       Corvecto - Virtual Reality Training Solutions

●       fulcrum - The fulcrum HUB

●       Moxion

●       Onguard Group - Seismic Systems

●       The Social Club

●       Vector - Glen Innes Substation

●       WaterOutlook
Innovation in Tourism & Entertainment - Sponsored by Idealog
●       GeoZone

●       Haka Tourism Group - An Innovative Business Model

●       Modern Māori Quartet

●       Off The Beaten Track

●       Pop-up Globe Auckland

●       Sonnar Interactive - Audio Games

●       Tourism Holdings (THL) - Mighway

●       Wherewolf
Innovation Excellence in Research
●       Alliance Group - The Omega Lamb Project

●       Avalia Immunotherapies - Synthetic Vaccines

●       Dotterel Technologies

●       Halter

●       Myovolt - Wearable Vibration Therapy

●       mango teQ - REYEDR HUD

●       Sonnar Interactive - Audio Games
Excellence in Social Innovation - Sponsored by Sovereign
●       AttitudeLive - Attitude

●       Fire and Emergency New Zealand - Escape My House

●       Organic Initiative (Oi)

●       Plink Software - Tipu Te Reo Māori

●       Te Whare Hukahuka - Growing Māori Social Enterprise

●       Te Whare Hukahuka - Ka Eke Poutama

●       Massey University Wellington - The Design+Democracy Project

●       The Taranaki Retreat
Start-up Innovation of the Year
●       Anteater - Premium Edible Insects

●       Burnsafe NZ - Disposal of Landmines & Unexploded Ordnance

●       Firstcheck

●       Hiakai

●       Mevo - Electric Vehicles On Demand

●       Moxion

●       Previously Unavailable - Toothcrush

●       SolarBright - DATAeye 
Emerging New Zealand Innovation - Sponsored by Regus
●       Cream

●       Kami

●       Marine Flex - Elastic Mooring

●       MARS Bioimaging

●       Simply Payroll

●       StockX - A Smarter Exchange

●       WaterOutlook

●       Zavy
Disruptive & Breakthrough Innovation - Sponsored by Westpac NZ and the NZ Government
●       ARANZ Geo - Leapfrog 3D Geological Modelling Software

●       Avalia Immunotherapies - Synthetic Vaccines

●       Fisher & Paykel Healthcare - Optiflow Junior 2

●       Flick Electric Co.

●       Halter

●       MARS Bioimaging

●       Moxion

●       Rocket Lab

●       SolarBright - DATAeye
Export Innovator of the Year - Sponsored by New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE)
●       Alliance Group - The Omega Lamb Project

●       ARANZ Geo - Leapfrog 3D Geological Modelling Software

●       Fisher & Paykel Healthcare - Optiflow Junior 2

●       fulcrum - The fulcrum HUB

●       Moxion

●       Onguard Group - Seismic Systems

●       Shuttlerock

●       Timely
Most Inspiring Individual - Sponsored by 3M
●       Asantha Wijeyeratne - Simply Payroll

●       Helen Robinson - Organic Initiative (Oi)

●       Katie Hinsen - Blue Collar Post Collective

●       Peter Beck - Rocket Lab
Young New Zealand Innovator - Sponsored by MOTAT
●       Erik Zydervelt - Mevo

●       Henry Lane - Corvecto

●       Jarek Beksa - Sonnar Interactive

●       Jody Burrell, Bop Murdock, Sarah Tuck - CoLiberate

●       Samantha Jones - Little Yellow Bird

●       Shay Wright - Te Whare Hukahuka
People's Choice - Sponsored by RadioLIVE
All finalists. Public voting is now open until 5pm on Fridy 29th September - get your vote in NOW.
Bayer Supreme New Zealand Innovation - Sponsored by Bayer New Zealand
Announced at the NZ Innovation Awards event on Thursday 19 October at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre

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