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NSW to give cybersecurity SMEs R&D gift cards
SMEs in NSW can apply for a ‘cyber voucher’ which will connect them with cybersecurity research teams from one seven universities.
09 Apr 2019
China to usurp Europe in becoming AI research world leader
A new study has found China is outpacing Europe and the US in terms of AI research output and growth.
12 Dec 2018
Spark to launch emerging tech innovation unit in 2019
The as yet unnamed unit will be headed by Claire Barber and focus on R&D, operating as a distinct unit from the main business.
23 Nov 2018
R&D Tax Incentive a welcome boost for tourism sector - TECNZ
The government’s new R&D Tax Incentive could be a breakthrough for the tourism sector’s ability to innovate, adapt and change.
05 Oct 2018
NZTech’s Graeme Muller on the R&D tax incentive
NZTech’s chief executive describes why he thinks the government’s research and development will work, and the pitfalls it needs to avoid.
03 Oct 2018
Toshiba Memory and Western Digital open new facilities in Japan
The two companies hope to cultivate the 3D flash memory business with the new research and manufacturing facilities.
19 Sep 2018
UC senior lecturer a finalist in Kiwi innovation awards
Dr Deborah Crittenden has been named as a finalist for her efforts in research behind an 'infinitely' rechargeable battery.
02 Jun 2018
SaaS and cloud behind H1 success for TechnologyOne
SaaS platform contract revenue has grown 51% and revenue from cloud offerings by 217%, leading to a total of $120m in revenue over this half-year.
22 May 2018
World’s first advanced blockchain identity lab to be built in Edinburgh
The £600,000 lab will explore ways in which blockchain technology can protect personal data from online scammers and cybercriminals.
02 May 2018
Report: Opportunity for partners as more Kiwi businesses spend on expansion
The Business Operations Survey has revealed that more Kiwi businesses are spending on expansion, showing there is plenty of opportunity for partners.
20 Mar 2018
Huawei announces £3bn commitment to UK after meeting with prime minister
After procuring more than £2bn into the UK between 2013-2017, Huawei has committed to £3bn more over the next five years.
09 Feb 2018
TechnologyOne pumps $49.9 million into R&D
The R&D investment exceeds the market average of approximately 12% and equates to 18% of the company’s revenue.
31 Jan 2018
Comba Telecom aims to help customers evolve their wireless networks
The company's 5G NR equipment is playing a key role in ongoing pre-5G testing.
18 Jan 2018
Flexenclosure cashes in on €10m loan for data centre innovation
The loan was granted by the European Investment Bank and backed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments to create opportunities in the region.
14 Dec 2017
Hong Kong government reveals latest innovation policies
The government will be stepping up efforts to embrace technology in a number of different areas, including doubling the current R&D expenditure.
16 Oct 2017
Alibaba to invest more than $15b in new global research program
At its launch, Alibaba will be opening seven research labs in China, the US, Russia, Israel and Singapore with more than $15b invested.
12 Oct 2017
ThoughtSpot opens new R&D center in India headed by Google veteran
ThoughtSpot recently announced the expansion of its engineering operations with the opening of its India Engineering Center in Bangalore.
15 Jul 2017
Callaghan applauds Team NZ’s third Americas Cup victory using winning R&D projects
Team NZ’s win is an example of how investment in R&D pays off, Callaghan chief executive Vic Crone says.
27 Jun 2017
Avaya looks to drive digital transformation in India with new R&D team
Avaya recently announced a new leadership team to drive product innovation in its research and development (R&D) centers across Pune and Bangalore.
14 Feb 2017
Kiwi companies invest in R&D and innovation, new survey finds
“Research and Development activity is crucial for creating a strong and diversified economy, and moving into higher value products and services."
11 Apr 2016
Endace returns to New Zealand ownership once again
Endace has become a wholly New Zealand owned and operated company, following a management-led buyout from Emulex - its parent company.
11 Mar 2016
Promapp snaps up growth grant worth up to $5 million
“It’s a great honour and the grant will allow us to add scale to our R&D investment enabling us to increase our development team by 50%."
26 Jan 2016
NZ Govt extends support to local SMEs
The New Zealand Government is supporting the growth of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with an extension on its Regional Business Partner programme
15 Dec 2015
NZ needs more tech investment, or else
“That two year gap is a lifetime in the IT world; there is a clear and present danger that New Zealand will get so far behind, we may never catch up."
20 Oct 2015