Agencies, policies and budget initiatives

An insight into budget initiatives, research organisations, the Vision Matauranga Capability Fund Policy and the Science Board.

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Te Ara Paerangi – Future Pathways

Te Ara Paerangi – Future Pathways is a multi-year reform programme that is building a future-focused research, science, and innovation system that makes the most of the opportunities and challenges ahead for Aotearoa New Zealand.

Budget initiatives

The Budget 2023 funding package includes the Government’s largest ever capital investment in science infrastructure, support for New Zealand’s participation in the world’s largest research and innovation programme Horizon Europe, and funding to retain and develop more than 260 future leaders of research, science and innovation over the next 10 years.

Research organisations

Organisations, industry bodies and companies, not owned by the Government, funding or carrying out research.

Our Science Board

Our Science Board is the statutory body responsible for making independent investment decisions for the Endeavour Fund, National Science Challenges and Partnerships.

Vision Mātauranga

Unlocking the science and innovation potential of Māori knowledge, people and resources that will benefit New Zealand.

Kaupapahere Rangahau Tuwhera - Open Research policy

To increase the impact and the innovation potential of our public investment in research, our Kaupapahere Rangahau Tuwhera | Open Research policy enables free online access for everyone to MBIE funded peer-reviewed research publications.

Science System Advisory Group

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has convened a group of experts to provide advice on strengthening the science, innovation and technology system, including the challenges and aspirations of the sector, and opportunities for growth.