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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Budget initiatives

Through Budget 2019 the Government will invest an additional $132 million of funding over 4 years for research, science and innovation. Combined with significant investment in the R&D tax incentive through Budget 2018, this is expected to grow total Government investment by 22% from $1.672 billion in 2018/19 to $2.047 billion in 2020/21.

Diversity in science

Capturing the very best ideas and talent to support the highest quality research.

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.