Deep tech provides a value boost to high value products, improved industrial processes, and sustainability solutions across diverse industries.
Join us to hear about dynamic applications of science to high value commercial opportunities. We will also host a series of "Tech Tasters", where entrepreneurs pitch their work in a rapid fire series.
Collaboration between science leaders and entrepreneurs at MacDiarmid, NZ Product Accelerator, MESA, CHIASMA, Momentum Committees and UC Biomolecular Interaction Centre.
Volker Nock is a Rutherford Discovery Fellow in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Canterbury. As well as a Principal Investigator of the Biomolecular Interactions Centre, his interests include micro- and nanofabrication of sensors, actuators and microfluidic devices.
Aaron's research is based around electrochemical energy technologies. This includes the development of materials for large scale batteries, hydrogen generation, and the electrochemical conversion of CO2 into fuels. Aaron's company Zincovery won the Callaghan C-Prize for sustainability in 2020.
Anna completed her PhD in chemistry at the University of Canterbury in 2017. She was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Alberta, Canada from 2017 – 2019. In late 2019, Anna started joined the R&D team at Aeroqual and in 2020 Anna was awarded a MacDiarmid Business Scholarship.