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Innovation matters: Black swans cast long shadows

Professor Mark Ahn, Chair of Science and Technology Entrepreneurship at Victoria University, discusses in IRL's Innovate magazine how innovation models are moving from structured R&D into iterative and collaborative processes


Now's the time for more R&D funding, not less

Turmoil creates opportunity as well as risk.


Adding value is the key

Adding and capturing value in farm produce is the key to New Zealand’s future prosperity, says AgResearch.


Science key to unlocking primary sector potential

Speaking at the opening of the 40th National Agricultural Fieldays at Mystery Creek, AgResearch Chief Executive Dr Andrew West said that scientific research was essential to the future of all New Zealanders.


Increases in science research welcomed

The chief executive of Science New Zealand Anthony Scott has welcomed increases in science expenditure announced in the 2008 Budget.


Issues more important than sum

The real significance of the $700 million capital fund for innovation in the pastoral and food industries is in danger of being overlooked, argues Anthony Scott of Science New Zealand.


Hiding our light under the No. 8 wire

Anthony Scott, chief executive of Science New Zealand asks if the danger of the No. 8 wire myth is that it excuses underinvestment in science and technology in New Zealand?


What’s Science New Zealand going to do?

Chief executive Anthony Scott says the job is simple: transform how we value RS&T for New Zealand.


AgResearch welcomes Govt’s commitment to primary

Speaking at the Southern Field Days at Waimumu near Gore today AgResearch CEO Dr Andrew West said that the Prime Minister’s commitment to the primary sector, announced in her speech to parliament yesterday, was greatly encouraging.


New Science

New Value

Crown Research Institutes

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  • Plant and Food Research logo.
  • ESR logo. GNS Science logo.
  • Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua logo.
  • NIWA logo.
  • SCION logo.

Crown Agent

  • Callaghan Innovation logo.

Subsidiaries, associates, joint ventures

  • Atlastech
  • Biopolymer Network
  • Virtual Institute of Statistical Genetics
  • Clone International
  • PhytaGro, Inc
  • Enviro-Mark Solutions
  • VARNZ Ltd
  • EnCoate
  • Grasslands Innovation
  • grasslanz
  • farmax
  • National Land Resource Centre (NLRC)
  • Veritec
  • BioPacific Ventures
  • EcoGene
  • Prevar