Welcome to Waikato Innovation Park

 

We are Waikato's vibrant business growth hub.
The Park provides a dynamic business campus where collaboration between business and research organisations drives commercial growth for our resident companies.
Today, the Park houses over 40 companies employing more than 400 people on site. Over 70% of the Park’s companies are exporters, and collectively earnings are over $300million per year. 

What we have on offer:

 

                                                                                

Commercial Office Space                Grow your Business                      Food Innovation

 
Whether you’re a small emerging business or an established leader in your industry, Waikato Innovation Park can put you in touch with the right people and the right resources to help your business develop and thrive.

About the Park 

Our purpose is to contribute to economic development through supporting business growth. It’s important to us that the innovative and export-focused companies approaching us recognize our offer of commercial tenancies, specialized business support and access to food innovation technology comes with ‘no strings attached.’

NEWS

Tech Week Waikato 2018

 

The Waikato technology sector is thriving, and a week-long regional technology symposium is being planned this May to capture that momentum.

Hamilton recorded $109 million regional revenue growth among its top tech companies in 2017 which, at 21.7 per cent in revenue growth, makes Waikato the fastest growing tech region in the country according to the 2017 Technology Investment Network (TIN) report.

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Waikato’s thriving Māori economy

 

The wider Waikato region is experiencing growth in Māori business enterprise, according to local experts.

“The Māori economy is growing, and it’s growing fast,” says Kahurangi Taylor, a Waikato Innovation Park business growth advisor.

Ms Taylor regularly meets with local entrepreneurs and says the number of Māori businesses seeking support has grown across the Waikato and Coromandel regions. “In the past up to five percent of businesses we were supporting were Māori, but over the past year it has increased to 16 percent.”

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UPCOMING EVENTS

May
1

01.05.2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

May
1

01.05.2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

May
10

10.05.2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

May
14

14.05.2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

May
14

14.05.2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm