Successful 2018 proposals
MBIE's 2018 Partnerships Investment Round will see four new sector-led research partnerships receive funding of up to $14.4 million over the next seven years. The scheme has a focus on longer term, innovative research with potential for transformative impact.
MBIE received 15 concept proposals for the 2018 Partnerships investment round, with 13 invited to submit a full proposal. Seven full proposals were received and four were approved for funding. Investment decisions were made by the independent statutory Science Board.
|Organisation||Title||Duration (years)||Total contract value (excl GST)|
|Malaghan Institute of Medical Research||Developing and Delivering Breakthrough Immunotherapies: Trial, manufacture and delivery of novel cancer therapies with leading Chinese Biotech||5||$4,950,454|
|Biolumic Limited||PhotoBio NZ: Light as a trigger for clean green food production||5||$2,502,473|
|Forest Growers Research Limited||21st Century tissue culture: Tissue culture techniques for 21st century forests (TC21)||7||$2,800,000|
|AgResearch Limited||Novel variation for a persistent problem: Improving resource use efficiency and the environment by gene editing Epichloë endophytes||7||$4,106,666|