Funding information and opportunities

Our funding and support programmes aim to build a high-performing science and innovation system that will transform New Zealand into a more diverse, technologically advanced, smart nation.

In this section

Funding agencies

We work closely with a number of agencies to promote science and innovation in New Zealand.

National Statement of Science Investment

The Government’s vision for the science system for 2015-2025.

R&D Tax Incentive

The R&D Tax Incentive helps businesses innovate and contribute to a stronger, more productive economy that benefits all New Zealanders.

The funding process

We use a range of funding and support programmes to invest the majority of our science and innovation funds. Each programme is supported with comprehensive documentation covering application and assessment details.