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Industrial Research Ltd.

Industrial Research is a technology company based on world-class science and engineering capability, with the New Zealand government as a shareholder.

We conduct business with other companies, organisations or individuals in accordance with standard business principles and practices.

Industrial Research engages with industry through research and development, pilot scale production, consultancy services, sales and licensing. We are also active in the commercialisation of technology-based innovation - progressing viable business opportunities through to the global market.

Our nanotechnology platform is developing world-class scientific capability focussing on nano/microfluidics, mathematical modelling and quantum dots.

We have strong linkages with other research groups including the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and MPT Solutions Ltd. We undertake collaborative work both locally and internationally with research organisations and nanotechnology companies.

A key focus is helping New Zealand industry in the successful uptake of nanotechnology, by acting as a conduit between local industry and developments in nanotechnology both in New Zealand and internationally.

Our capabilities include nanoclusters, quantum dots, microfluidic modelling, microfluidic device construction, electrodeposition, mechanical properties of metal oxides, surface films, aluminium pitting, electrocatalysis, antifouling, nanofluidics, bionano, filophysics, synchrotron science.


69 Gracefield Road, PO Box 31-310
Lower Hutt 5040 New Zealand
+64 (4) 931 3000

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