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Vodafone xone Innovators Series: Sir Ray Avery on Sir Ray Avery (and helping people through science)

Vodafone xone innovators series

Vodafone xone Innovators Series: Sir Ray Avery on Sir Ray Avery (and helping people through science)

To mark the arrival of the Vodafone xone business accelerator, Idealog is interviewing heaps of established New Zealand innovators, as well as the founders of the 10 startups selected by Vodafone to receive mentorship, funding and the potential benefits of working with a global network. For this edition, Idealog publisher-at-large Vincent Heeringa speaks with scientist, innovator, and former-New Zealander of the Year, Sir Ray Avery.

Books

Ray Avery's memoir is an honest-to-goodness tale about how with the right attitude, a worthy goal and good friends, you can make a real difference.

Innovation/Design

AUT’s inaugural three-day design challenge recently wrapped up and saw teams armed with not much more than $100 and basic prototyping materials (and some steely determination). Their challenge was to create the missing element for a baby incubator, recently designed by Ray Avery's independent development agency Medicine Mondiale, for use in developing countries. Watch as the challenge unfolds.