National ICT Innovation Institute
ICT products and innovations change the way we connect, communicate and make sense of our world. They combine Information Technology, Telecommunications and Data Networking technologies into innovative solutions that shape our future.
NZi3 is the national ICT Innovation Institute based at the University of Canterbury. The Institute is a ‘hothouse’ of strategic ICT research and aims to be a globally-recognised innovation centre that transforms ideas from the lab, across the innovation gap, into industry. NZi3 brings together leading innovators to conduct industry-relevant research to develop the next generation of ICT leaders, products and companies for New Zealand.
As an entrepreneurially focused, applied research institute, NZi3 offers a unique fusion of the best of New Zealand’s ICT academic expertise with industry driven research. NZi3 provides leadership in the orchestration of ICT resources and creative solutions, attracts world-class research and students, and delivers seamless progression of ideas in the lab to products in the marketplace. These are all crucial for the sustainable economic growth of the ICT industry.