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    Growing a dynamic Pharma industry

    Douglas Pharmaceuticals has always invested in R&D but we helped the company reach the next level.

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    Curious Minds

    Funding available to help New Zealanders connect with science.

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    Te Pūnaha Hiringa: Māori Innovation Fund

    Te Pūnaha Hiringa: Māori Innovation Fund is a new $2 million per year fund which will...

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    2015 Science Investment Round

    Science Investment Plan and Smart Ideas RFP now available.

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  • On 2-7 June Hutt City will hold its first science, technology, engineering, manufacturing and mathematics (STEMM)... http://t.co/dSoo0UoueW
  • $6m project to fight stoats and ferrets. A new $6 million environmental restoration project will use a wireless... http://t.co/3D2RBUg4Et
  • Te Pūnaha Diversity, Novelty and Spillovers in Technological Innovation

    15 May 2015 @ Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, 15 Stout Street, Wellington

    Innovation is thought to be facilitated by the combination of diverse yet complementary knowledge inputs. Indeed, a recent study of more than two centuries of patents granted in the United States suggests that more than a half of all patented inventions in this period arose from the novel recombination of pre-existing technologies. In this talk I describe a technological proximity map based on thirty years of patent data that can be used to measure the diversity, novelty and complexity of national, regional and corporate patent portfolios.

  • The Active Minds programme in Palmerston North is building networks to get more young people engaged with science. http://t.co/72jRTJAqeO