Eldon developed our state-of-the-art technology while completing his PhD research at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Dr Emma Wrigglesworth
Scientist at Inhibit Coatings
Emma is a Scientist conducting new R&D at our research facilities in Wellington, New Zealand. Emma brings her expertise in metal-polymer nanocomposite design and characterisation to our R&D team.
Materials Engineer at Inhibit Coatings
Josh previously completed a masters degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom). With a background in alloy chemistry and processing, he brings his expertise in materials characterisation and testing to the team.
Operations Manager at Inhibit Coatings
Stephen is our operations manager with experience in both project and production environments. He graduated with an MSc in Engineering Project Management and previously worked on collaborative, complex, and innovative research projects.
Master of Science Candidate at Inhibit Coatings
Stephanie is currently a full-time research student at VUW, completing her master's degree majoring in chemistry with Inhibit Coatings. Stephanie specialises - but is not limited - in nanocomposite epoxy resins.
Research Assistant at Inhibit Coatings
Ethan has a Bachelor of Science, majored in Biotechnology and Chemistry. With a multidisciplinary skill set, he brings a knowledge of applied biology to the team.
NEWS AND EVENTS
A visit from Hon Dr. Megan Woods, Minister of Research, Science and Innovation.
Inhibit Coatings was delighted to host Hon Dr. Megan Woods, the NZ Minister of Research, Science and Innovation, for a tour around our laboratory. The team displayed the full variety of coatings for the minister, including our potent antiviral coating, capable of destroying 99.9% of Human Coronavirus in two hours.
One News’ Imogen Wells interviews Inhibit Coatings CEO Eldon Tate.
Inhibit Coatings made NZ television tonight discussing its ground-breaking antiviral coatings with One News’ Imogen Wells.
Inhibit Coatings continues to expand, introducing our new Operations Manager Stephen Fitzer.
Inhibit Coatings added one more team member to our roster this week, welcome our new operations manager, Stephen Fitzer. Stephen has experience in both project and production environments. He graduated with an MSc in Engineering Project Management and previously worked on collaborative, complex, and innovative research projects.
Technology Valley Forum features Inhibit Coatings
Inhibit Coatings was delighted to be featured by Technology Valley Forum, an independent organisation supporting innovations right here in Wellington's own Technology Valley.
Inhibit Coatings receives Innovation Award at 2020 KiwiNet Awards
Inhibit Coatings is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Norman Barry Foundation Breakthrough Innovator Award at the 2020 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards. These awards celebrate the impact of NZ's leading research innovations and we are incredibly grateful to have been recognised amongst them.
Inhibit Coatings receives COVID-19 Innovation Acceleration Fund Grant
Inhibit Coatings has received $350,000 from MBIE's COVID Innovation Acceleration Fund to assist in the development of antiviral coatings for high-risk areas.
Inhibit Coatings closes successful $1.5 million capital raise
Wellington UniVentures has a great write up on Inhibit Coatings and our most recent capital raise.
Inhibit Coatings have been named one of Hello Tomorrow's Deep Tech Pioneers
We are happy to announce that we have been named one of Hello Tomorrow’s Deep Tech Pioneers! Selected among more than 5,000 startups from 128 different countries that applied to the Global Challenge. Come and meet us at the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit in Paris on 12th-13th March 2020.
Inhibit Coatings have been selected to participate in Plug and Play New Materials & Packaging Innovation Platform
Inhibit Coatings is excited to announce its selection in the latest Plug and Play innovation platform and accelerator program in San Fransisco, California. Inhibit was chosen to participate in the program alongside 15 other SMEs out of an application pool of over 1,000.
Inhibit Coatings are invited to present at TechConnect 2019
Inhibit Coatings is attending TechConnect 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Inhibit's CEO, Dr Eldon Tate is an invited speaker and will be presenting at the 'Silver & Gold in Advanced Materials' symposium on the 18th of June. Inhibit Coatings will also have a company stand in the Expo Hall on Monday 17th of June. We look forward to seeing you there.
Inhibit Coatings are invited to present at TechConnect 2018
Inhibit Coatings is attending TechConnect 2018 in Anaheim, California. Inhibits CEO, Dr Eldon Tate is an invited speaker and will be presenting at the 'Silver Materials and Innovation Symposium'. We will be present May 13th - 16th and available for meetings during this time. Look forward to seeing you there.