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Science and the plastics problem 15 January 2020

A short documentary by Shirley Horrocks focusing on plastics in New Zealand – the issue, facts and work being done to address and rethink our use of plastics.

$2 million for STEM projects that unlock our nations’ minds 28 November 2019

The government has today announced $2 million in funding to support 31 projects across the country aimed at engaging more New Zealanders in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

Working together to demonstrate the impact of research 08 October 2019

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has published a position paper today on demonstrating the impact of research.

Government invests $12.5 million into ADS-B transponder grant scheme 04 October 2019

Today, the Government announced it would invest $12.5 million into an Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Transponders Grant.

Government establishes Airspace Integration Trials Programme 04 October 2019

MBIE’s Innovative Partnerships Programme team have established an Airspace Integration Trials programme to facilitate the safe testing, development and market validation of advanced unmanned aircraft, and accelerate their integration into our aviation system.

Government announces $6 million of new funding for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives 02 October 2019

Today the Government announced $6 million of new funding would be allocated to programmes that encourage diversity in science over the next four years.

Government’s draft Research, Science and Innovation Strategy out for consultation 26 September 2019

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today opened consultation on the Government’s draft Research, Science and Innovation Strategy.

Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund 2020 now open 16 September 2019

Applications for funding through Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund 2020 now open

MBIE seeks researchers in alternative proteins for Singapore bilateral research scoping workshop 06 August 2019

MBIE is now seeking researchers skilled in areas applicable to alternative proteins who are interested in attending a 2-day workshop in Singapore in November 2019 to represent the interests of New Zealand in future foods research with Singapore.

Call for participation in the ICT in Precision Food Systems 2019 National Workshop and International Technical Meeting 23 July 2019

We invite Expressions of Interest from New Zealand-based researchers in relevant fields to attend two International Bioeconomy Forum (IBF) Working Group events in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Precision Food Systems.