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Lasers, Sperm, and other Great Ideas: Celebrating Academic Entrepreneurship

Join the Dodd-Walls Centre to hear from Prof. Cather Simpson about her journey of turning bright ideas into something bigger!

What's it all about?

Join the Dodd-Walls Centre together with Research, Science and Innovation Minister Hon Dr Megan Woods,  KiwiNet chair and MC Ngaio Merrick, to hear from Professor Cather Simpson, lead inventor behind two spin out companies and highly regarded New Zealand scientist, about her journey turning bright ideas from the lab into real world impact and commercial success. Enjoy networking and canapés with fellow members of the New Zealand innovation ecosystem turning bright ideas into reality.

You can drop into this event at any time.

Generator @ GridAKL / 12 Madden St, 12 Madden St, Auckland

Thursday 23 May
5:15pm - 7:30pm

Free event
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Professor Cather Simpson

Chief Science Officer at Engender / Professor of Physics & Chemical Sciences at the University of Auckland

While photonics can be a very high-tech domain requiring a formidable understanding of fundamental science, Cather also has a deeply entrepreneurial streak that has led to significant commercial outcomes over the past 8 years.

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