13 companies gain up to $24.5M in taxpayer-funded R&D grants

Fri, 31 Jul 2015

By Fiona Rotherham July 31 (BusinessDesk) - Thirteen companies were the recipients of the latest batch of government-funded research and development growth grants totalling up to $24.5 million over three years, including the listed Eroad receiving its first ever taxpayer assistance since it started commercialisation in 2007. That brings the number of companies qualifying for the growth grants to 151 and the funding to a total of $344.5 million since they replaced the earlier technology development grants in 2013. The companies getting ...
Election 2020
ELECTION 2020: Boag quits Nats; confirms more patient leaks
Victoria Young | Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Long time National Party member Michelle Boag has quit the organisation and admitted she sent patient details to opposition immigration spokesperson Michael Woodhouse.Woodhouse, in a statement, said h...

Primary Sector
Emissions, water settings will put brakes on export plans - economists
Brent Melville | Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Greenhouse gas commitments and freshwater settings have tempered New Zealand’s export goals for the next decade, which would otherwise be a whole lot more ambitious, economists say. The government'...

Markets
MARKET OPEN: Smelter impact may linger over local market; dour Wall St won't help
Rebecca Howard | Fri, 10 Jul 2020

New Zealand investors may continue to bail out of electricity generator-retailers after news the Tiwai Point smelter will be closed in just over a year, and a mixed night on Wall Street won’t help sen...

The role of private equity in the wake of COVID-19

As local covid-19 restrictions ease, a new business cycle is beginning in New Zealand.

Sponsored: What’s next for the future of the office?

Think everyone is going to keep working from home? No so fast, says Milford Asset Management.