The Ministry of Science and Innovation (MSI) is a new government agency with an exciting and ambitious mandate to coordinate and harness the scientific and innovative capability of New Zealand. MSI has a strong enabling and connecting role across the government, business and science sectors within New Zealand and a role in building New Zealand’s international profile as a smart country. By increasing collaborations and connections, MSI aims to create an environment where cutting-edge innovation can flourish and turn into commercial realities. MSI invests more than half a billion dollars each year to help New Zealand businesses grow and become globally competitive. Investments support a wide range of sectors and people, from start-ups to established exporters and entrepreneurs. For more information on MSI Visit: www.msi.govt.nz.