Tagged: high tech

John Key should play the one card he has up his sleeve ……Minister of Innovation and Science - Stick

Peter Kerr Mar 11, 2011

If you were John Key playing cards, you’d have to feel you’re holding onto a pretty crap hand at the moment. The economy’s not that great, the earthquake’s timing’s really bad, and we’re having to borrow a fair bit of … Continue reading → … Read More

Quick high-tech sector review a precursor to R&D changes? - Stick

Peter Kerr Mar 09, 2011

So, the Ministry of Science & Innovation’s conducting a review to see how research and development can provide better support to NZ’s high-value manufacturing and services sector. One has to suspect this review and report will be the precursor justification … Continue reading → … Read More

NZ bioenergy is currently too much like an ‘enthusiasts club’ - Stick

Peter Kerr Mar 03, 2011

The public’s not hearing about the bioenergy market, it’s rare to see commercialisation thinking around it and the sector’s more like an enthusiasts club. In opening a mini conference in Wellington about how to implement the Bioenergy Association’s strategy (see … Continue reading → … Read More