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NZ Herald: R&D ‘not enough to make innovation pay’

Peter Griffin posted in on December 9th, 2009.

Brian Fallow of the New Zealand Herald reports on a paper from the New Zealand Institute which says that the solution to New Zealand’s poor levels of innovation isn’t simply to spend more money on research and development. The Institute says that investment into R&D will be largely wasted unless attention is paid to the […]

NZ Herald: Rick Boven – NZ poor at transforming science into business

Peter Griffin posted in on September 30th, 2009.

Rick Boven, director of the privately funded think-tank the New Zealand Institute, argues that New Zealand must improve its ability to generate, and commercialise, innovative research if it is to prosper in the future. New Zealand performs poorly compared with other advanced economies in terms of its ‘innovations drivers’, which according to the World Economic […]

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