A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) and Tauranga-based Envico Technologies , in preparation for a trial which will field test the use of predator-control drones for conservation.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment has published its Investment Plan for the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Capability Fund, which will support research organisations to attract and retain a diverse workforce.
The Government is investing $84.7 million in innovative projects that will help us understand and find new ways to address a wide range of long-term issues including health, climate change, astronomy and the impact of Big Data on social equality.
In 2019, we commissioned an independent evaluation of the Envirolink Scheme. Envirolink is a fund that provides grants to selected smaller Regional Councils adapt environmental management tools to local needs, and translate environmental science knowledge into practical advice.