The Government has announced a proposal to create a new Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
The new Ministry will bring together the Ministry of Science and Innovation, the Ministry of Economic Development, the Department of Labour, and the Department of Building and Housing.
The Government has indicated the new Ministry will be established by 1 July 2012.
In the meantime, business will continue as usual, including all of MSI's investment processes, such as the 2012 Science Investment Round.
Our website will be updated with more information as it becomes available. The official announcement from the Prime Minister is available on the Beehive website. There is also a link to information from Hon Steven Joyce, who will head up the new Ministry.