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Science in industry brochure

Science in industry brochure

The Manufacturers' Research Committee, set up in 1944, was part of the government’s move towards increased and more sophisticated support of industry. The committee encouraged the use of science in industry, particularly through cooperative research groups, which were funded jointly by industry and the government. This brochure was produced between 1945 and 1950.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-SCIENCE-1948-01

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Megan Cook, 'Government and industrial development - Protection and development, 1930s–1950s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Megan Cook, published 11 Mar 2010