The effective way our research, science and innovation sector responded to the COVID-19 pandemic has been showcased in a new report released today. The COVID-19 Research Response report outlines how innovative organisations have been supported over the past 2 years to produce world-leading research.
The Research and Development Tax Incentive has reached a key milestone by supporting over $1 billion in research and development activity. This represents $150 million in credits to businesses performing research and development in Aotearoa New Zealand.
3 international research projects led by Aotearoa New Zealand research teams have been awarded a total of $5.1 million to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) could provide improved access to healthcare.
The Government is investing $6.5 million over 6 years to accelerate skills and opportunities for Māori researchers, scientists and mātauranga practitioners, through the Kanapu programme, hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand's Māori Centre of Research Excellence.
The Innovative Partnerships team at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has signed an agreement with United States commercial space company Axiom Space Inc that will help New Zealand researchers advance world-leading space science and technology
New eligibility criterion will prevent funding being granted to science research projects that could benefit a Russian state institution or an organisation outside government that may contribute to the war effort.