What a night! 700 guests and innovators celebrated the country’s top innovations, organisations and teams. Our 21 winners (and all the finalists!) are leading their industries with world changing ideas.
We’re pleased to announce the Bayer Supreme New Zealand Innovation for 2016 is ARANZ Medical with FastScan and Silhouette. ARANZ Medical’s Silhouette scanner is an advanced non-contact wound surveillance system that shows the rate of healing and change over time, allowing for better monitoring and patient care. ARANZ Medical have also developed FastSCAN, a 3D system that helps custom-fit orthotics and prosthetics more comfortably, and accurately, for patients. These patented technologies are already helping patients in thirty five countries and have been acknowledged by the United Nations.
Special thanks goes to Hon Steven Joyce, Derek Bartlett (Managing Director at Bayer Australia and New Zealand), Idealog, the New Zealand Innovation Council and all our wonderful partners and sponsors that inspire us and make these Awards such a great celebration of everyday Kiwis doing world changing things.