Advanced Technology Institute launch imminent, IRL role unclear

Wed, 11 Jul 2012

By Pattrick Smellie July 11 (BusinessDesk) - Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce is to launch the government's flagship innovation engine, the new Advanced Technology Institute, tomorrow but the Crown Research Institute at the heart of the proposal appears not to have been involved in the final decisions. Inquiries by BusinessDesk to numerous government agencies and Beehive offices elicited a string of "no comments" on the question of whether Industrial Research Ltd (IRL), the Crown-owned advanced materials research institute, is act...

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