Xerra Earth Observation Institute

Xerra Earth Observation Institute (formerly known as the Centre for Space Science Technology) are contracted by MBIE for $14.7 million excluding GST over 5.5 years to June 2022.

Xerra Earth Observation Institute Rangahau Karepe, Wāina O Aotearoa

MBIE funding details

Successful in their application for Regional Research Institute (RRI) funding in the 2015 call for applications, Xerra Earth Observation Institute received $14.7 million (excl GST) over a 5.5 year period from January 2017 to June 2022.

About the research

Xerra Earth Observation Institute have been contracted to drive innovation and growth in New Zealand by enabling access to, and exploiting, earth observation data. Below is the public statement from our contract with Xerra Earth Observation Institute.

Annual updates

Recipients of RRI funding are required to report yearly on the progress of their work programme. Below is the public update from Xerra Earth Observation Institute's annual report.

Last updated: 21 October 2021 Last reviewed: 28 October 2021