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The UC Opportunities Pipeline

18 December 2023

Featured here is a highlight of research and intellectual property currently being commercialized at the University.​ We welcome early engagement from industry, commercial partners and investors on our projects.​​




Highlighted below are some of the projects from the University of Canterbury at various stages of commercialisation.


  • Low-power, totally implantable cochlear implant (media link)​
  • Autonomous capillary microfluidic devices and elements for rapid diagnostics​
  • Wound Healing ​
  • Biodegradable medical sealant​

Engineering and Physical Sciences

  • Base isolation for residential housing (media link)
  • Dual axis spin-coating for spin coating curved surfaces​
  • Carbon felt modification to improve redox flow battery performance (media link)​

  • Research platforms and protein crystallisation in microgravity (media link)


  • AI powered underwater robot for mussel farm inspection (media link)​

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