Category Archives: Systems and Ecosystems

Remote sensing of river quality

Have a look at our new story map – it shows how Wintec researchers in the primary industry and  sustainability teams are working with Beef and Lamb farmers in a priority water catchment.  The aim it to use sensors to measure environmental indicators to engage with farmers so they can understand the ‘footprint” of their farms […]

Regional Innovation is a Thing

We are accustomed to thinking about innovation as an idea that finds its way into the world either as a new business or a new technology.  When we think about new ideas we often think about it as an idea coming from an individual.  While this is often the case, it is increasingly not the […]

Innovating Innovation

The Global Innovation Index (GII) report for 2016 has recently been released, and can be downloaded.  Its release coincided with the start of my annual trip to the countries doing well in the GII and have similar or at least comparable size as New Zealand where I live and work. The GII report highlights that […]