To attract investment and drive productivity in the sector, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has partnered with the Technology Investment Network (TIN) to develop the 2019 investor’s guide to the New Zealand technology sector.
Four New Zealand tertiary students have been accepted into the NASA International Internship Programme and awarded the New Zealand Space Scholarship by Economic Development Minister David Parker at an award ceremony in Wellington on Monday night.
Following joint work between the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) on the science-focussed elements of future standards development, Standards New Zealand will now seek the involvement of the MBIE Chief Science Advisor when developing new standards or revising existing standards which include new or unsettled science.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has published the report ‘New Zealand’s high speed research network: at a critical juncture’ that it commissioned from Sapere Research Group as part of a review of options for connectivity for the research sector.
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.