Science and innovation research and data

Find out more about science and innovation research data.

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New Zealand Research Information System

The New Zealand Research Information System will be a national, online hub of information about the research, science and innovation sector.


We use ORCID iDs as unique identifiers for research funding to accurately link research publications, data and other research activities to researchers.


The Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC) is a set of three related classifications - Type of Activity (ToA), Fields of Research (FoR) and Socio-Economic Objective (SEO).

Research, Science and Innovation sector data

Information and data about research, science and innovation.

Open access to weather data review

Jointly with the Treasury, we concluded a review into open access weather data in October 2018.

Te Ara Paerangi - Future Pathways

Te Ara Paerangi Future Pathways is a multi-year programme focused on the future of New Zealand’s research system. The programme seeks to start an open and wide-ranging conversation on a range of issues facing the research system, how these issues might be addressed, and how to take advantage of emerging opportunities.

Research, Science and Innovation (RSI) Workforce Surveys

The surveys for individuals and organisations have now closed. Thank you to those that contributed to the surveys. We will provide information on our findings from the surveys later in 2022.

Algorithms at MBIE: Transparency and accountability for our algorithm use

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is a founding signatory to the Algorithm charter for Aotearoa New Zealand and is committed to applying its principles in our use of algorithms.