Technology events from around the region and NZ
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Regular local meetups
Meetups are about connecting people with something in common. There are a number of regular Meetups running in the Waikato related to technology innovation, some of which are supported by CultivateIT.
If you feel there is a gap and you are interested in starting a new technology related Meetup or need help running your existing Meetup there are some useful resources at www.meetup.com or please get in touch with us.
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Other technology and innovation initiatives
A week long nationwide festival of technology innovation held in May to build enthusiasm around new technologies being developed in New Zealand.
Smart Hamilton, our smart cities initiative, is about thinking differently. Through innovation, insight and technology we want to work with the community and industry to improve our community's well being.
NZ Startup Bootcamp
This weekend provides a platform to test entrepreneurial skills, test and validate an idea or to get feedback and exposure on a startup from mentors and business legends.
Design Factory NZ
Design Factory NZ is a problem-solving and learning space, bringing together students, teachers, industry and community leaders to help co-create the future. We are driven by passion and a relentless curiosity to discover solutions.
Waikato Innovation Park
Already home to over 60 businesses, Waikato Innovation Park continues to grow and is the ideal place for collaboration, research and commercialisation in the heart of the Waikato.
Dedicated to supporting Māori entrepreneurs from the ground up, you’ll find a modern co-working space to call your office, business support from those in the game, and Te Toiotua – a kitted-out innovation hub with some pretty cool toys.
FOODWAIKATO, New Zealand’s first and only independent spray dryer capable of developing new products, from concept to commercialisation. The commercial sized processing plant provides scale up opportunities and access for independent milk suppliers and nutritional bands looking to produce milk or ingredient powders.
The Kiwi Innovation Network
KiwiNet’s role is to empower people by helping them to access the tools, connections, investment and support they need to commercialise research.
Karioi Lodge enviro-tech education centre
Stay, innovate,team up & change the world. We’re a not-for-profit enviro-tech lodge and education centre with the goal to make the world a much better place through education and a bit of technology.
Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato
New Zealand’s leading cyber security lab works to return control of your data to you, , the data owner, by focusing on research addressing data security from a user-centric perspective.
Impact Hub Waikato
Setting out to create a thriving innovation ecosystem where people collaborate across organizations, cultures and generations to solve the grand challenges of our time #SDG
Oceania Researchers in Cloud & Adaptive-systems
Formed in 2018 at the Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, the labs mission is to facilitate excellent research in the fields of Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing software systems focusing on Cloud, Language Runtime and Embedded Systems.
Technology in Legal Education New Zealand
TeLENZ offers those charged with teaching the next generation of lawyers tools, resources, content solutions and knowledge-sharing opportunities to provide cutting edge learning opportunities. More than just an information repository, the TeLENZ platform will transform the practice of law.
Cambridge Tech Meetup
Tech meet up — get to know other local tech businesses, share ideas and network. A collaboration with CultivateIT, the Meetup is aimed at connecting tech businesses in Cambridge so they can help each other as they take our solutions to the world.
The Kudos Science Trust
The Kudos Science Trust (Hamilton Science Awards Trust) was established in 2007 to recognise the achievements of our region’s top scientists; excite young people about science and its career opportunities; and raise the profile of science within our community.
Waikato Local Authority Shared Services
Promoting shared services between local authorities across region.
Fieldays Innovations Awards
The Fieldays Innovation Awards provides you with profile and promotion of your innovation, networking opportunities, and access to exclusive support and advice from some of New Zealand’s most respected organisations. Applications are now open and will close May 1, 2019.