Recipients of the 2023 New Zealand Space Scholarship and Alexander J. Willoughby Fellowship, which support internships at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), were announced in a ceremony at Parliament today.
New Zealand researchers and organisations can now apply to Pillar 2 of Horizon Europe, the European Union’s (EU) largest ever research and innovation programme, on equal terms as researchers from EU Member States.
New Zealand and the European Commission have concluded formal negotiations on New Zealand’s Association to Pillar Two of Horizon Europe, the European Union’s largest ever research and innovation programme. Negotiations were positive, with the hope that New Zealand will become an Associate Member in early 2023.
The Minister of Research, Science and Innovation has released the White Paper for Te Ara Paerangi – Future Pathways, which sets the vision and direction for the reform of the research, science and innovation system.
The Government has released a new 10-year vision for digital connectivity networks. ‘Lifting Connectivity in Aotearoa’ outlines a vision for the future of digital connectivity networks across the motu and sets an ambition to improve access to connectivity networks for more Kiwis.
In 2021, during our Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) host year, we successfully proposed the topic of “Structural Reform and a Green Recovery from Economic Shocks” for the flagship APEC Economic Policy Report (AEPR). The report has been endorsed by member economies and published during APEC Leaders Week, November 2022.