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Major R&D funding announcement by Hon Dr Wayne Mapp in Chch

Thursday, 9 December 2010, 4:47 pm | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

On Friday 10 December, the Minister of Research, Science and Technology, the Hon Dr Wayne Mapp, will announce the largest-ever research and development investment in New Zealand businesses. More >>

Addressing pressing questions with $48m research

Monday, 12 July 2010, 11:16 am | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

The Foundation for Research, Science and Technology has approved more than $48 million per annum for public good science and technology investments in its main 2010 investment round. More >>

Power up without plugging in

Monday, 2 November 2009, 12:55 pm | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

World-leading Auckland researchers have been eliminating the need for wires to supply power for 20 years and their technology could soon underpin a new breakthrough – charging electric vehicles. During the past year, the research team at Auckland UniServices ... More >>

R&D investment supports technology for the blind

Wednesday, 14 October 2009, 11:10 am | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

Investment by the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology has helped Christchurch company Povidi develop cutting edge technology that gives blind people access to public arenas for the first time. More >>

New Zealand’s Top Young Scientists Announced

Friday, 28 August 2009, 9:26 am | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

A Wellington PhD student whose research could result in a cheap and effective way of removing toxic pollutants from vehicle emissions has been named the 2009 MacDiarmid Young Scientist of the Year. More >>

Investment supports state-of-the-art technology

Saturday, 13 June 2009, 12:35 pm | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

Investment by the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology has helped Rotorua-based building manufacturers Lockwood develop state-of-the-art technology that will support export growth for the company. More >>

Oyster spat nursery opens in Nelson

Wednesday, 10 June 2009, 10:35 am | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

Investment by the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology has supported development of a commercial oyster spat nursery that officially opens today in Nelson. The project is expected to help grow industry earnings by $10 million a year within five years. More >>

Mars research generates million dollar returns

Friday, 8 May 2009, 11:03 am | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

A $188,000 investment from TechNZ into collaborative research has contributed to Mars Petcare New Zealand developing of a new range of export cat food that is expected to generate returns of more than $2 million annually to the New Zealand economy. More >>

Significant investment announced for Author-it

Monday, 27 April 2009, 12:59 pm | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

One man’s solution to the frustrating job of cutting and pasting or retrieving written information to reuse across a myriad of different business documents is landing a New Zealand company thousands of major international clients, along with lucrative ... More >>

Martin Jetpack gets $968,430 for improvements

Tuesday, 9 December 2008, 10:31 am | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

The Foundation for Research, Science and Technology has approved a $968,430 investment by its TechNZ arm in the novel Jetpack personal flying machine invented by Christchurch firm Martin Aircraft Company. More >>

Kiwi scanner could end mass chaos of anthrax hoaxe

Tuesday, 4 November 2008, 11:31 am | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

The often-massive disruption caused by hoax anthrax scares could be ended thanks to a Christchurch company’s invention of a hand-held scanner that quickly and accurately identifies the presence of potentially lethal spores in powder samples. More >>

Hands-on summer work for ICT students

Wednesday, 29 October 2008, 12:02 pm | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

Up to 150 senior information and communication technology undergraduates will be able to find good paid work experience in their field around New Zealand these summer holidays thanks to a new internship on offer from TechNZ. More >>

 

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