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Innovation Bites: Future Insights, industry sector trends

Innovation Bites: Future Insights, industry sector trends

Topic: Industry sector trends and how they are relevant for NZ businesses (with emphasis on off-site construction and medium to large organisations).

Presenter: Callaghan Innovations Dr Kirsten Edgar – Future Insights Manager (Advanced Materials)

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Read Kirsten's blog
here. As Future Insights Manager – Advanced Materials at Callaghan Innovation Kirsten provides advice on the innovation trends and market dynamics in the area of advanced materials. She engages with other experts to identify how global trends in advanced materials, changing consumer behaviour and markets will impact both local businesses and New Zealand as a country.

The Future Insights role involves:

  • Building the advanced materials insights programme: helping show New Zealand industry the future through evidence-based presentations, whitepapers and online platforms/forums. Showing how advanced technology, global and economic trends and influences impact New Zealand or create opportunities for new business value.
  • Building and growing interest, understanding and excitement in advanced materials and how they are converging with other technology platforms and sectors to disrupt or create value for New Zealand. Developing and leading collaborative initiatives that enhance advanced materials' ability to create new value for New Zealand.
  • Identifying opportunities and connecting players and opportunities into Callaghan Innovation services and the wider system.


PrefabNZ, the heart of innovative construction, are over-the-moon to offer an engaging series of bite-sized webinars to benefit you and your enterprise -- wherever you are.

Providing informal yet informative snappy 45-minute lunchtime learning webinars, held every two weeks on Tuesdays. A new expert introduced every session.

Enjoy 15min quick-fire presentation, followed by a 25min discussion where you get an opportunity to pose your questions to our guest speaker. RABCPD points available. All registrants will receive a replay link to the recording, including absentees. Absentees are still eligible for RABCPD points on completion of viewing the replay recording.

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