Two UC innovations among KiwiNet award finalists
Two University of Canterbury engineering innovations were among the 12 finalists selected for the eighth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards held last night.
- Associate Professor Aaron Marshall of the College of Engineering was a finalist in the Norman Barry Foundation Breakthrough Innovator category.An entrepreneur with a keen interest in solving real-world problems, Associate Professor Marshall co-founded Zincovery with one of his master’s students, Jonathan Ring – the pair are commercialising a process to treat the waste generated by the galvanising industry.
Associate Professor Marshall says his vision for Aotearoa New Zealand is to be the first country to have a zero-waste galvanising industry. Watch the video