2019

ENGINEERING INNOVATION AWARD

WINNER

Micromaker
Callaghan Innovation
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Imagine rapidly prototyping 3D-printed structures much thinner than a human hair. Callaghan Innovation’s Micromaker allows affordable, rapid prototyping at the microfabrication level. This means miniature devices including sensors, wearables, point-of-care diagnostics, micro-robotics, and aerospace components.

This ground-breaking technology is a step forward into a lucrative market worth US$5.8B in 2016 and projected to be worth US$13.4B by 2021.

This ground-breaking technology is a step forward into a lucrative market worth US$5.8B in 2016 and projected to be worth US$13.4B by 2021.

Our judges described this technology as a gamechanger for New Zealand that will spark other innovation.

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