Little-known University of Otago spin-off company Photonic
Innovations is about to launch into commercialisation of its
cutting-edge laser gas detection devices in April. Simon
Hartley talks to Photonic's chief executive Dr Ojas Mahapatra
about the company's outlook and its target of raising up to
$1.5 million in coming weeks.
Listed New Zealand retailers are expected to provide a
positive reporting season, which started yesterday with
Michael Hill International reporting an improved profit for
the six months ended December.