Tagged: IRL

A Wellington and Auckland commercialisation hand-holding proposal more than it seems - Stick

Peter Kerr Oct 20, 2011

It’s flown a bit under the radar, and the two organisations will in theory have identified their preferred collaboration model by the end of the year. But, the announcement earlier this month that Industrial Research and UniServices (the University of … Continue reading → … Read More

Will science and innovation ‘Get Carter’? - Stick

Peter Kerr Oct 11, 2011

It may be drawing too long a bow, but was David Carter hinting he might have the ministerial portfolio role following National’s (expected) election win? Speaking at a NZ Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Science forum in Wellington last week, … Continue reading → … Read More

W(h)ither the high value manufacturing review? - Stick

Peter Kerr Aug 25, 2011

What’s the bet the high-value manufacturing review never sees the light of day? The March announcement, mid-April expected to be delivered review by Prof John Raine of Auckland Engineering School, Prof Mina Teicher from Israel and BusinessNZ’s Phil O’Reilly was … Continue reading → … Read More

Kiwi superconductivity industry overcomes resistance - A Measure of Science

Shaun Hendy Feb 08, 2010

This week, New Zealand hosts the 18th International Superconductivity Industry Summit, where multi-national heavy-weights like Siemans AG will rub shoulders with New Zealand-based companies such as General Cable NZ Ltd and HTS-110.  As the superconductivity industry matures over the next decade, these New Zealand companies have an excellent chance of becoming significant export earners.  How did New … Read More

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