International opportunities

We take a leadership role in establishing and maintaining key bilateral and multilateral science and innovation partnerships to better connect New Zealand’s science system to the rest of the world.

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ASPIRE prize: Inclusive science, technology and innovation for a resilient and sustainable environment

The APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE) is an annual award which recognises young scientists who have demonstrated a commitment to both excellence in scientific research, as evidenced by scholarly publication, and cooperation with scientists from other APEC member economies.

International science partnerships

Partnerships connecting New Zealand’s science system to the rest of the world.

New Zealand research and development

Working together to support and facilitate R&D in New Zealand.

New Zealand Space Agency

Set up in 2016, the New Zealand Space Agency is the lead government agency for space policy, regulation and business development.

Horizon Europe

Pillar 2 of the European Union’s largest-ever research and innovation programme, Horizon Europe, is now open to applications from New Zealand researchers and organisations. New Zealand-based researchers can now join or lead Horizon Europe projects and receive funding on equal terms with their European counterparts.