FRST funding fact sheet:
FRST invests nearly $500 million a year in the RS&T sectors on behalf of the Government.
Details of the 2007/08 funding round are available on the FRST website.
United Future said last week that it would seek to merge FRST with the Ministry of Research, Science and Technology and create the Office of the Chief Scientist.
If you would like to seek comment from a scientific expert on FRST funding you can contact the Science Media Centre on 04 499 5476 or firstname.lastname@example.org