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Commercial investments

Science researchers are great at creating new ideas and a number of those ideas may have a commercial application, but to develop a novel idea into a commercial proposition takes time and money. If you have time and money to invest, contact Dr Rachel Elliot the Sciences Enterprise manager, and explore the possibilities.

investment meetingAlternatively, you may already know which area of science most closely matches with your business. Again, you can contact Rachel, or you can contact the department directly.

Dr Rachel Elliot
Research and Enterprise
Email rachel.elliot@otago.ac.nz

Scholarships and prizes

Businesses can encourage and support skills development in their particular area of interest by providing scholarships prizes to high-achieving students. This can be done through the Scholarships office, but is often done through particular departments. To contact the Scholarships office email karl.bartleet@otago.ac.nz or contact the relevant department from the list:

View the list of departmental contacts for business enquiries

Case Study - Oceana Gold

Geology has a lot of commercial applications, and gold exploration would have to be one of the most obvious. Follow the link to read more :

Oceana Gold