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Research into some of New Zealanders’ biggest health concerns like mental wellbeing, asthma and heart disease have received crucial funding of $81 million, Research, Science and Innovation Minister, Megan Woods announ

The Government will invest $14.4 million into transformative new scientific research programmes including cutting-edge cancer treatment and vertical farming, Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods announced today.

Gracefield Innovation Quarter is set to get an upgrade with the Government investing in redeveloping the Hutt Valley science commercialisation site, says Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods.

Professor Charles Eason has been congratulated by Minister for Research, Science and Innovation Megan Woods on his appointment to the Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

​​​​​​​The Wellbeing Budget provides opportunities to grow and modernise New Zealand’s economy while ensuring a just transition to a low emissions future. We need to preserve and enhance our environment, as part of the foundation for our long-term wellbeing.

The Coalition Government also wants to make sure all New Zealanders can share in the opportunities provided by the digital age by both increasing the availability of technology, and programmes for people to acquire the skills required to use it. We also want to foster innovation and encourage smaller start-ups to expand, which will in turn help improve productivity, wages and drive export growth.

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Hon Dr Megan Woods today announced the appointment of Ms Angela Bull and the reappointment of Ms Frances Valintine to the board of New Zealand’s innovation agency, Callaghan Innovation.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods today congratulated the winners of the 2018 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes.

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods today announced a new appointment and two re-appointments to the Marsden Fund Council.

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods welcomed news that total R&D spending across New Zealand grew by $758 million to $3.9 billion, or 1.37 percent of GDP.

New Zealand now has around the clock experts on the lookout to help keep the public safe from geological hazards, with today’s opening of a world-first monitoring centre.

Kia ora and welcome to another update on the Research and Development Tax Incentive.

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā tatou, katoa.

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods today announced a funding increase of $13.75 million over three years for research to combat the spread of kauri dieback and myrtle rust.

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods today announced a new appointment to the Board of Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand Ltd (REANNZ).

New Zealand’s top researchers will be able to investigate critical issues and build knowledge across the board supported by $85.64 million over the next three years through the 2018 Marsden Fund round, announced today

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Megan Woods today officially opened New Zealand’s High Performance Computing Facility at NIWA’s campus in Wellington.

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods has welcomed a new agreement with Europe’s largest aeronautics and space company, Airbus, committing to work together to develop capability in New Zealand’s emerging Unmanned Aircraft (UA) and space data technology sectors.

The Government today introduced legislation to Parliament that will incentivise more business expenditure on research and development.

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Hon Dr Megan Woods today announced the release of the 2018 Research, Science and Innovation System Performance Report, detailing how New Zealand is performing in key areas.

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Hon Dr Megan Woods today announced three new appointments to the Board of Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand (REANNZ).

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Hon Dr Megan Woods today announced two new appointments and three reappointments to the Callaghan Innovation Board.

The Coalition Government is backing businesses to succeed with a new tax incentive that aims to unlock further spending on research and development.

American space innovator LeoLabs has chosen to set up shop in Central Otago, establishing a phased-array radar to track small satellites and space debris – the first in the Southern Hemisphere.