2018 Partnerships investment round opens

On: 4 May 2018

Today the Minister of Research, Science and Innovation opened the 2018 Partnerships investment round, which will provide up to $26 million for high-quality, industry-led research aimed at increasing the competitiveness and sustainability of the economy.

The Minister has also announced that the Government is not committing to any further Partnerships investment rounds beyond 2018. Read the Minister’s media release.

See the investment plan [PDF 300KB] for guidance on the Government’s priority areas for Partnerships investments.

Applications to the 2018 round are eligible for up to seven years of funding, and existing Partnerships contracts will not be affected.

Applications must be made on the MBIE’s Investment Management System (IMS) by noon 24 July. Visit MBIE’s website for more information about the 2018 Partnerships round, and the 2018 Call for Proposals.

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