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Coffee and Jam #261

July 31, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Next week at Coffee & Jam we’ll hear from Berwyn Hoyt, director of HiveMind with twenty years of hi-tech industry experience. After the break, Brett Oliver will discuss Astrolab, which aims to propel public and private sector innovation in a number of ways.
And remember, we are back at EPIC!

Berwyn Hoyt // HiveMind Ltd

Berwyn is the senior hardware engineer at Brush Technologies and director of HiveMind, a remote beehive monitoring system for beekeepers. The system measures the weight of the hive and transmits this data via satellite back to servers where HiveMind collate the information to provide a graph that shows honey being produced.

Brett Oliver // CEO at Astrolab

Brett is the CEO at Astrolab and has 10+ years’ experience in commercialisation & innovation activities. Roles include composite materials engineering, venture capital due-diligence, commercial and property finance, technology auditor and advisor at KPMG, commercialisation manager at NZ’s largest research organisation, and North Island Manager of Commercialisation, NZ national health innovation initiative.


July 31, 2018
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


EPIC Innovation Centre
76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Ministry of Awesome
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