Auckland scientist wins KiwiNet supreme award for sperm-sorting technology

Fiona Rotherham
Thu, 30 Jun 2016

By Fiona Rotherham June 30 (BusinessDesk) - Entrepreneurial physicist and chemist Cather Simpson has won the Supreme Award in the KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards for what judges described as “addressing a series of high profile industry problems in a commercial fashion”. In 2010 Simpson founded The Photon Factory within the University of Auckland’s science faculty which has attracted over $2 million of commercial contracts by providing high-tech laser pulses for a wide range of applications. She’s also founded two start-ups –...

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