Rise of the resthome robots (Comments Off)
In an unassuming Auckland resthome, the world’s largest trial of robot nurses has just been launched. The profession is set to get a high tech boost in the coming years thanks in part to this Kiwi/Korean collaboration between technology entrepreneurs, researchers and universities.
Everything has its uses (Comments Off)
The search for alternative and environmentally friendly energy sources has turned up some surprising possibilities. human waste may not be as inspiring as water and wind, but it can be an effective step in creating energy neutral communities.
Introducing Better (Comments Off)
IN-Business editor Katie Foley introduces our new “Better” section
Courting contracts (Comments Off)
When competing for a contract worth tens of millions, the pressure is on to come up with something different, something better, to set your company apart. But an all-new solution isn’t always the right answer. As print group Blue Star discovered, sometimes what it takes is a fresh approach to talking about what you’ve already got.
Gut instinct (Comments Off)
Innovation is often born of thrift, turning excess product into profit. And what does New Zealand have in excess if not sheep, as a thousand smart alecks will readily point out? “Better” talks to Mesynthes, a medical export business turning our much-maligned woolly inhabitants into a multi-million dollar success story.