• HYQuest


    Becoming a tenant in 2004, is what Mr Richards describes as the best decision he has made in more than 40 years of business.
    Hear more from Mr Richards, ex HYQuest CEO 


    Waikato Innovation Park

    Collaboration and Communication

  • Quantec Slider

    “Waikato Innovation Park have put us in touch with the funding and support programmes we needed to continue to grow the business.”

    Hear more from Rod Claycomb, Managing Director, Quantec

  • AvoPure Slider

    “This year we have developed and commercialised the world’s first 100% pure avocado powder. ”

    Hear Brian’s story for AvoPure...

  • Waikato's Vibrant Business Growth Hub

    Waikato's Vibrant Business Growth Hub

    “Research is the conversion of money into knowledge and competence. Innovation is the conversion of knowledge and competence into money.” Per Eriksson, VINNOVA, Sweden"

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Are you looking to:

Read about the future plans of the Park?
Rent office space at the Park?
Find out what’s on at the Park?
Relocate your business in the Waikato?


Are you looking to:

Register for Regional Business Partners?
Gain support and funding for business growth?
Source R&D support?
Connect with a Business Mentor?


Are you looking to:

Use the spray dryer?
Help with a F&B product development?
Trial a new process or product?
Connect with the NZ Food Innovation Network?


Waikato’s vibrant business growth-hub

We exist to stimulate economic development in the innovative and productive Waikato region.

We offer a clustering experience and specialised business support to innovative and export-focussed companies that aspire to grow.

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.

Waikato Innovation Park

Local Insights, Global Reach

The Park has a huge number of connections and relationships throughout New Zealand, across key industry sectors and in niche technology spots globally.

Let us know what your business needs to grow, and we’ll do our very best to deliver useful introductions to people who can help you. And we do this for free, and with no strings attached; our mandate is to build economic growth through commercial and export growth. Your business success is our focus.

Connect with us, and we’ll connect you...


All businesses seek growth – and we can help by delivering free support, connections and funding. You don’t have to be on the Park to access this service as we work with businesses across the Waikato.


Agrisea received Callaghan Innovation grant to study bees

AgriSea has been awarded a $74,000 grant to study the nutritional needs of bees.

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Wanted: Investor with vision and deep pockets for $180m growth plan

Hamilton City Council has fulfilled its role of helping to establish the Park and getting it to critical mass, but now it's time for us to step out and for someone else to come in," Executive director of special projects Blair Bowcott said.

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2016 Survey Results

Turnover growth is significantly higher at $427M

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03.05.2017 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm


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