Tag Archives: innovation

Gaining Momentum

ShareTweet Thrilled to participate in the launch of Momentum, a new student-led group for would-be entrepreneurs at Massey’s Wellington campus.  Created by Jeremy Gardiner (President), the first meeting of group attracted around 60 students who put some great questions to a panel … Continue reading

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Paper Development Workshop: The future of Research in Entrepreneurship Education

ShareTweet Thursday November 10th and Friday November 11th  2016 in Aarhus, Denmark. Please download the full invitation here: http://tinyurl.com/2016pdw-invite Deadline for registration and abstract is October 1st 2016. Registration link: http://tinyurl.com/2016pdw WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES Receive constructive feedback from senior scholars within … Continue reading

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Young Enterprise Scheme: Creating futures

ShareTweet It was great to see so many keen and able students being rewarded for their work on New Zealand’s Young Enterprise Scheme on Thursday evening last week.  The Award ceremony for Palmerston North and the surrounding region took place in … Continue reading

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Innovate!

ShareTweet Great to see the  Innovate finals at the NZ Sport and Rugby Institute  last week, where the winner, Kevin Halsall’s Ogo, was announced to a full house.  Ogo is a is a revolutionary wheel chair that blends cutting edge electronics and … Continue reading

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ecentre Demo Day

ShareTweet Nothing beats the excitement of live pitches from real early-stage companies as a fascinated audience witnessed at Massey’s ecentre on the Albany campus last night.  10 companies pitched to get feedback on their developing ventures, with a diverse range of … Continue reading

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Advisory Board

ShareTweet Excellent insightful comment from our Industry Advisory Board today, as we start to develop the curriculum. Importance of teamwork, critical thinking and experiential learning stressed as key points. Jo Bensemann doing the talking here in lovely Wharerata.

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Realising value in the agri-food industries: the next wave of digital innovation

ShareTweet In an earlier post I wrote about how digital was changing incubation needs in the creative industries.  At the time, I was putting together a proposal for a virtual incubator at Southampton, but before anything could be put in … Continue reading

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Exciting times for foodHQ Manawatu

ShareTweet It’s great to be here at Palmerston North, being part of developing the entrepreneurial and innovation talent to help make Manawatu a world-class centre for food innovation.   This project started some time before I arrived; yesterday, it was … Continue reading

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The Startup weekend – fantastic experience for students

ShareTweet I was really pleased when I arrived here in July to find that one of my teaching weekends, the block for 152.334, Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, had been set up by my colleague Jo Bensemann and the BCC to … Continue reading

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And off we go…

ShareTweet Met the students this morning – they’re here for the 152.334 Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship paper, and we started off with a session setting out the aims for the next few days, and working out how the practical side … Continue reading

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