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Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:43:26 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges has congratulated the team at Rocket Lab on the successful launch of their first test rocket on the Mahia Peninsula. More >>

Rocket Lab successfully makes it to space

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:37:25 +1200 | Rocket Lab

Huntington Beach, California and Auckland, New Zealand May 25, 2017 - Rocket Lab, an American-New Zealand aerospace company, broke new ground today when its Electron rocket reached space at 16:23 NZST.More >>

$250 million earmarked for science & innovation initiatives

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:12:35 +1200 | Science Media Centre

Finance Minister Steven Joyce's first budget included boosts to science and research funds, including: More >>

Budget 2017 reduces tax burden on innovation

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:09:37 +1200 | Deloitte

Proposals released to allow tax deductions for black hole feasibility expenditure Tax changes of one form or another can usually be expected to coincide with the release of the Budget each year. This year, we have seen the release of a Government discussion ...More >>

A win for RNZ, but funding boost doesn't go far enough

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:36:37 +1200 | ActionStation

Today’s budget announcement of an extra $2.85m per year in funding for Radio New Zealand has been welcomed by public media campaigners ActionStation who delivered a petition alongside the Coalition for Better Broadcasting and citizen campaigner ...More >>

$81.9m for excellent high impact science

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:30:46 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Paul Goldsmith Minister of Science and Innovation 25 May 2017 $81.9m for excellent high impact scienceMore >>

$40.5m for strategic science investment

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:29:58 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Paul Goldsmith Minister of Science and Innovation 25 May 2017 $40.5m for strategic science investmentMore >>

Gentrack lifts first-half profit 46%

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:57:39 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 25 (BusinessDesk) - Gentrack Group, the utilities software developer which has been on a buying spree, lifted first-half profit 46 percent as new utilities contracts spurred an increase in sales, offsetting a more muted period for its airports software ...More >>

Edison Robot And Programming Help Kids

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:02:23 +1200 | MindKits

Automation in Our Future – A case for all kids to learn programming using robotics. Robotics and programming need to be compulsory for all students. Our kids need problem solving skills to avoid being displaced by automation and we need to start teaching ...More >>

New Partner Development Manager and Partner Director

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:14:04 +1200 | Modica Group

Phillip Linder and Hayley Fisher have joined Modica Group as Partner Development Manager and Partner Director respectively, and will focus on growing Modica internationally. More >>

Upside to work with US Army on engineered skin replacement

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:02:12 +1200 | Upside Biotechnologies

Auckland New Zealand, May 24 2017: Regenerative medicine start-up Upside Biotechnologies has signed a CRADA (Cooperative Research and Development Agreement) with the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) based in Fort Detrick, Maryland.More >>

Pacific Edge annual loss widens, US push drives sales boost

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:22:40 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 24 (BusinessDesk) - Pacific Edge widened its annual loss as the cancer diagnostic company's focus on expanding its US footprint drove a 62 percent boost in sales. More >>

LIC Director Election Results

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:12:55 +1200 | LIC

Dairy farmer-owned co-operative, LIC (NZX: LIC), announces the election of two Directors to its Board following the recent shareholder election in the South Island. More >>

Fellowship caps PhD graduation celebrations

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:28:11 +1200 | Massey University

It will be a double celebration for emergency management specialist Sara McBride who is conferred with her doctorate at Massey University Graduation ceremonies in Wellington on Thursday. More >>

Endace Appoints New Head of HR

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:21:58 +1200 | Endace

Auckland, New Zealand — May 27, 2017 — Endace, a world leader in high-speed network recording and network history playback, announced today that it has appointed Sasha Blair as the company’s new Vice President of HR and Administration.More >>

Buckley Systems’ magnetism attracts new C-Suite

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:20:12 +1200 | Buckley Systems

Successful New Zealand manufacturer and global exporter of precision electro magnets, Buckley Systems, has appointed four C-Suite executives. More >>

Hacked passwords cause 81% of data breaches

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:50:06 +1200 | Centrify

Centrify, the leader in securing hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services, has highlighted the fact that four out of five data breaches last year involved compromised credentials.More >>

New Cin7 App Store

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:45:03 +1200 | Cin7

Users "click-and-connect" with 120+ eCommerce, retail, 3PL and other integrations More >>

Pacific Edge Limited Full Year Results to 31 March 2017

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:40:02 +1200 | Pacific Edge

Steady growth in sales and laboratory throughput; strong progress on targeted transformational customers • Total revenue up 33% to $9.5m, including a 62% increase in operating revenue up to $8.1m with growth coming from new and existing commercial customers ...More >>

Unisys Launches ActiveInsights™ PharmaTrack

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:11:00 +1200 | Unisys

Combining existing expertise in its Life Sciences & Healthcare and Travel & Transportation verticals, new software solution leverages leading-edge Unisys Stealth® security and predictive analytics to address drug theft and counterfeiting and enhance patient ...More >>