Rakon's Annual Shareholders' Meeting was Held on 18 September
Rakon's Annual Shareholders' Meeting was held on Friday 18 September 2015 and commenced at 2pm in the Rangitoto Room, Level 2 of the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, 161 Halsey Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.
Centum Rakon Oscillators On Board Spacecraft to Mars
June 2014: The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft was launched on board PSLV-C25 on 5 November 2013 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Rakon’s Joint Venture (JV) partner Centum Rakon is one of the ISRO’s local component suppliers – its oscillators are on board PSLV-C25 as well as the Mars spacecraft.
R&D grant awarded to Rakon
January 2014: Rakon is proud to be one of 31 companies to receive a government Research and Development Growth Grant. Recipients were announced in January by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce. Rakon will receive more than NZ$1 million per year in funding over three years.
The R&D Growth Grants were introduced last year as part of changes to R&D funding designed to encourage more research and development to be undertaken by businesses in New Zealand.
“These companies have the potential to grow further and faster through the innovation this support will foster”, Mr Joyce said.
Rakon’s General Manager of Engineering New Zealand, Michael McIlroy said the company was very pleased to be a recipient of the grant.