Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation CEO Mary Quin

Editor's Insight: More options needed in the R&D funding debate

Wed 15 Apr 15

Latest budget boost doesn't hide necessity for more productivity and innovation.

Prime Minister John Key and Hekia Parata (Rob Hosking)

Budget 2015: PM aims to regain lost momentum

Tue 14 Apr 15 6

After a lacklustre six months since re-election, Prime Minister John Key today used his set-piece pre-budget speech to signal a pick up in the government's momentum.

Prime Minister John Key (Rob Hosking)

Budget to pump $20m a year into Callaghan Innovation grants

Tue 14 Apr 15 11

"Smart, innovative exporters are the key to a prosperous future for New Zealand," John Key told a Business New Zealand lunch event in Wellington.

Grant Robertson

Labour vows return to tax credits as R&D spending slips

Wed 8 Apr 15 2

Grant Robertson is critical of the government's new R&D policy that allows start-ups to cash in 28 percent of tax losses for income received from the start of the 2015 financial year.

Callaghan Innovation chief executive Mary Quin

Callaghan Innovation offering $50,000 drone competition prize

Wed 8 Apr 15 3

Callaghan Innovation chief executive Mary Quin said the inaugural C-Prize is aimed at boosting New Zealand's position at the forefront of UAV technology and helping keep the country's screen industry competitive.

Vanessa Black

Budget 2015: Is Kiwi ingenuity in danger of becoming a distant memory?

Thu 2 Apr 15 4

The bigger issue is the actual lack of R&D and innovation activity in New Zealand businesses and our lack of presence on the world’s business stage.


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