Current Activites in Fostering Innovation

Growing our innovation community and capability

Groundswell Festival of Innovation

Groundswell Festival of Innovation

Groundswell Festival of Innovation Priority One leads the annual Groundswell Festival showcasing innovation from people and companies ...
YiA Innovation Awards

YiA Innovation Awards

Young Innovator Awards Now celebrating 10 years, our annual ‘Young Innovator Awards’ have been designed to create ...
Innovation Short Courses

Innovation Short Courses

Innovation Short Courses. Priority One has partnered with the University of Waikato to develop new opportunities for professional ...
Design and Innovation Meetup

Design and Innovation Meetup

Design and Innovation Meetup Priority One supports and coordinates Design and Innovation BOP, which meets every month to share ideas, ...

Developing Distinctive Regional Strengths

PlantTech Regional Research Institute

PlantTech Regional Research Institute

PlantTech Regional Research Institute Leveraging our regional strengths in horticulture, Priority One worked with the University of ...
University of Waikato Coastal Marine Field Station

University of Waikato Coastal Marine Field Station

University of Waikato Coastal Marine Field Station Priority One is a long-term supporter of the Coastal Marine Field Station, which was ...

University / Industry Integration

Summer Open Lab

Summer Open Lab SOL is a 10 week programme of workshops about innovation for students doing summer projects with companies in the ...

Studio I

Studio i Studio i provides real world projects for tertiary students; through Priority One defining regional challenges for projects to ...

Supporting Entrepreneurship

WNT Ventures

WNT Ventures Priority One is a funder and supporter of WNT Ventures,  a Tauranga-based deep tech incubator that invests into IP-rich ...

Enterprise Angels

Enterprise Angels Priority One is a strategic partner, funder, and has board representation on the Tauranga branch of Enterprise Angels ...