Full Coverage: PM’s Pre-Budget R&D Announcement

Published: Wed 12 May 2010 10:33 AM
Scoop Audio & Report: PM’s Pre-Budget R Announcement

Farmers and firms will be the big winners in this year’s Budget with an extra $225m in science, research and technology funding, Prime Minister John Key announced today.
Key told a crowded room of reporters, researchers and Wellington businessmen at Te Papa this morning the Government would allocate a total $321m to the sector over the next four years.
Key said the money would focus on fostering research and development in the private sector and finding commercial applications for Crown research. More>>
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