Our Work

The following is a selection of our experience in supporting innovation ecosystems.

 

Case studies

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GRIDAKL

The GridAKL innovation hub was established as the showcase for innovation in Auckland’s ICT and digital media industries, and a key focal point in the long-term development of Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct. O/TG's directors led the strategy, establishment and delivery of the GridAKL brand, innovation hub and events and activation programme.

 
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COLLIDERWGTN

ColliderWgtn is an activation and events programme held within a bustling and vibrant tech hub in Wellington, New Zealand. The ColliderWgtn mission is to help transform Wellington into an innovation capital and an internationally recognised smart capital by supporting the Wellington technology, design and innovative business community. O/TG’s directors led the strategy, establishment and delivery of the tech hub and programme.

 

Other projects

Innovation Ecosystem Expansion Review

Engaged by local economic development agency to undertake a review of the Auckland regional innovation ecosystem to identify opportunities for improved activation of existing assets within the ecosystem, with a view towards increasing acceleration of companies and sectors.

Innovation Precinct Expansion Feasibility

Engaged by local economic development agency to  assess the feasibility of a regional expansion of Auckland’s innovation precinct to build a broader connected and curated regional community, with the aim of increasing collaboration, accelerating the efforts, capability and growth of businesses in the ecosystem. 

Regional Innovation Hub Business Case & Proposal

Engaged by an international advisory firm to develop a business case and proposal for a regional innovation hub in Russia. The hub is to provide a home for innovation and commercialisation activity to support the technological and social transformation of the region. It is intended that the hub will be integrated into a global network of coworking and innovation ecosystems facilitating international connectivity.

Business Hub Feasibility

Engaged by a local economic development agency to develop a clear understanding of what would be required from a regional Business Hub, and to advise on next steps to make this a reality. 

Export Hub Development Plan

Engaged by regional airport to be part of a consortium to scope out a development plan for a concept for a hub (both physical and virtual) that targeted key primary export and tech companies around NZ looking to build their reach into global market.

Learning Incubator

Engaged by central government agency to design and deliver a learning incubator for a natural disaster recovery program.