Innovating through R&D can create and sustain a winning edge for your business. Innovation is about doing things better. Innovation can lead to the development of new products and services, or smarter and more efficient processes and can be a point of difference in the marketplace that sets you apart from the competition.Callaghan Innovation have over $140m per year that businesses can tap into to undertake commercial R&D activities to enable innovation. There are three grant funding programmes:
- R&D Growth Grants are designed to increase R&D investment in businesses who already have a strong track record for undertaking and spending in R&D.
- R&D Project Grants are designed to support businesses with less-established R&D programmes.
- R&D Student Grants are designed to support undergraduate and graduate students work in a commercial R&D environment.
Callaghan Innovation have a number of other programmes that can support businesses to bring innovations to market, whether its Global Expert Search, Better by Lean or Research and Technical Services. For more on these please check out www.callaghaninnovation.govt.nz.
If you have any questions on the support available through Callaghan Innovation or you want to discuss your business opportunity, please contact Jenny Brown, Regional Business Partner firstname.lastname@example.org or 06 833 8049.