Transport technology company EROAD has opened its first US office in Portland, Oregon, with five staff, following a a commercial pilot in 2012 and a regulatory pilot in 2013.

Medicine Mondiale is partnering with European based International development organisation Valid Nutrition to trial the products formulations Sir Ray Avery’s charity has developed to treat malnutrition.

US-based not-for-profit the Social Progress Imperative has just released the first Social Progress Index, rating 132 countries based on their social and environmental performance, which New Zealand tops across a wide range of measures.

Are you a business owner or exec itching to expand your international expertise? Entries are now open for the 2014 Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships and economic development minister Steven Joyce is encouraging applicants from smaller firms.