We believe innovation in the 2020’s is about every company and industry developing collaborative and sustainable solutions for the future


We live in a highly connected global environment in a time of accelerated change. To meet the challenges ahead we need to harness disruptive technologies and collaborative new business models. New Zealand is uniquely placed to help solve the; global, social, environmental and economic problems of our time. As Kiwi innovators its time to apply our entrepreneurial spirit and innovation know-how to develop a sustainable and prosperous future for us all.

Together we’ve got this!


We help you to find your core purpose; one that your people, teams and customers believe in.


We help you to unlock new insights from your customers, markets and key stakeholders.


We help you to understand where to invest time and resources to get the best innovation results.


We help you to develop innovative, sustainable, circular and climate friendly solutions.


Ideas Accelerator develops innovation and acceleration programs to help organisations build innovation capability, design new business models, products and services.


Grow active innovation commuinities. Bringing together government, business and academia to work colloboratively on projects.


Develop systems, processes and platforms that support and prioritise innovation projects for development and implementation.


Create a culture and climate of innovation through; challenge programs, hacathons, story-telling and innovation training.


Launch innovation projects; products, services and new ventures through a horizons framework, using acceleration processes.

Latest articles

Understanding the Circular Economy

Understanding the Circular Economy

New Zealand business is transitioning to a low carbon economy.

It's time for us to understand the circular economy. It's not rocket science. We can redesign the way our economy works one product, service and business at a time...thanks to the brilliant team at: who have created shared this video.

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The challenge of change...

The challenge of change...

First published July 23rd 2010 by the National Business Review - Where has all the innovation gone?

New Zealanders are world renowned for coming up with breakthrough thinking and ideas. We have a DIY and entrepreneurial culture that has at times brought us great national pride and international recognition. So why is it that we don’t seem to be able to commercialise many of these great ideas? What is the gap and what are we doing wrong?

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Innovation meets Sustainability

Innovation meets Sustainability

…answering Vincent Heeringa's rhetorical question...

“If we are to galvanise consumers and voters in more than virtue signalling, climate change and biodiversity need a better story. Do you know of one?” Vincent Heeringa, Anthem, Executive Director – ‘Climate Change has a PR Problem’. Idealog Dec 2018

Thanks for asking Vincent…yes…yes…I think I do!

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ideas to market faster

Ideas Accelerator helps you to apply a 'tool kit' of innovation methods and tools such as Agile, Design Thinking and Business Model Innovation to help you to gain insights and develop new solutions. The ability to switch between these different approaches, processes and tools and to apply them at the right time to any given situation is the key to developing and launching successful innovation projects.


Understand emerging and disruptive technologies, local and global market trends, customer markets, new business models, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how these can positively impact your organisation’s future growth.


Identify big global, industry and business challenges. To help you to focus your business development strategies on solving real and tangible problems for the future.


Solve problems and unlock value with solutions. By harnessing the power of collaboration and using the tools of innovation and design thinking to build a plan.


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