Infrastructure funded through the Strategic Science Investment Fund
The Strategic Science Investment Fund (SSIF) Infrastructure supports infrastructure with high national benefits that will not emerge in the course of usual business because of the scale, complexity, long duration and multi-user nature of the investment.
Access to high quality research infrastructure is a critical input into excellent science.
The SSIF allows for greater coordination and impact from this nationally critical infrastructure and currently funds:
- Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand
- Square Kilometre Array
- Australian Synchrotron
- National eScience Infrastructure
- Research Vessel Tangaroa
- Genomics Aotearoa
- CRI Nationally Significant Collections and Databases
- Enhanced Geohazards Monitoring
Infrastructure being established
Up to $49 million has been committed to support the establishment and development of a new, highly dynamic and world-class data science capability in New Zealand.
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Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand operates a high-capacity, ultra high-speed national research and education network (NREN).
The Australian Synchrotron is a world class scientific research facility located just outside of Melbourne.
NeSI - New Zealand eScience Infrastructure - is New Zealand's computing research infrastructure.
This page sets out the details of our contract with NIWA for the Research Vessel Tangaroa.
This page sets out our contract with Genomics Aotearoa, a new consortium of New Zealand's leading researchers in genomics and bioinformatics.
Scientific collections and databases comprise systematically collected groups of items or data that underpin a broad range of scientific research.
The Government is investing $19.5 million over 4 years in enhancing GeoNet to enable faster, more accurate and available science advice and warnings for major geological events.
An investment in data science research will build New Zealand's existing data science capability.
We are currently reviewing the Government’s investment in scientific collections and databases to ensure an efficient and enduring funding model.