The Government will commit to a refreshed and more ambitious programme to back ‘deep tech’ startups after a review of the pilot Technology Incubator Programme showed it produced new business, jobs and investment.
A new Memorandum of Arrangement between the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) will enable greater science and research collaboration between New Zealand and China.
In late 2018 we issued a Call for Proposals for a Data Science Research Platform. After careful consideration we did not continue with this investment approach, but remain committed to an investment in data science.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has signed a $49 million investment contract with Antarctica New Zealand to deliver underpinning, longer-term Antarctic science with critical benefits for New Zealand.