Fostering Innovation

Growth of Industry Aligned Research

Bay of Plenty Tertiary Intentions Strategy

Bay of Plenty Tertiary Intentions Strategy

Priority One was involved in the development of the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Intentions Strategy.  Over 150 interviews with representatives from ...
Bay of Plenty Tertiary Partnership

Bay of Plenty Tertiary Partnership

Priority One works closely with the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Partnership (Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, University of Waikato, Waiariki Institute of ...
Coastal Marine Field Station

Coastal Marine Field Station

The Coastal Marine Field Station was established by the University of Waikato in Tauranga in 2011 with support from Priority One, Bay of Plenty ...
Bay of Plenty Clinical School

Bay of Plenty Clinical School

The Bay of Plenty Clinical School was established by the District Health Board in 2007 and is a crucial element in attracting high quality health ...
Research Commercialisation Capability Building

Research Commercialisation Capability Building

Priority One and the University of Waikato are partnering to support the commercialisation of locally developed IP from entities such as the Coastal ...
New Directions for Regional Innovation

New Directions for Regional Innovation

Priority One has been working with companies and organisations across the region to support the development of two proposals for the establishment of ...

Centres of Innovation

WNT Ventures

WNT Ventures

WNT Ventures is a technology-focused incubator that invests into IP-rich technologies developed within New Zealand universities, Crown Research ...

Cluster Facilitation

Western Bay of Plenty ICT Cluster

Western Bay of Plenty ICT Cluster

The information and communications technology sector is a key enabler and driver of productivity as well as creating high value revenue opportunities ...
Marketing Professionals BOP Network

Marketing Professionals BOP Network

Priority One is one of the sponsors of the Marketing Professionals BOP network.Inspired by the opportunity to use, share and grow skills honed in NZ ...

Young Innovator Awards

Young Innovator Awards

Young Innovator Awards

The annual ‘Young Innovator Awards’ have been designed to create tomorrow’s innovators through the application of innovative ...

Ignition Co-Working Space

Ignition Co-Working Space

Ignition Co-Working Space

In 2012 Priority One established the Ignition co-working space in Rydal House in Tauranga’s city centre to foster innovation and ...

Enterprise Angels

Enterprise Angels

Enterprise Angels

Priority One provides funding and has board representation to Enterprise Angels Bay of Plenty – a membership-based investment network and the ...

Fostering Innovation Through Events

Come to the Edge : Derek Handley

Come to the Edge : Derek Handley

During February 2015 Priority One hosted internationally renowned New Zealand entrepreneur, Derek Handley, to an event in Tauranga which was attended ...
Innovation Forum

Innovation Forum

Each year Priority One’s Instep programme partners with local innovative businesses to host an innovation forum in conjunction with the annual ...
TEDx Tauranga

TEDx Tauranga

TEDx Tauranga is a very popular event, with hundreds of people taking part each year.  A global phenomenon, TEDx brings together a programme of ...