Research & development support

If your business is thinking about developing new products/services or you already have an ongoing research and development (R&D) programme and need some support to get to the next step - you're in the right place.

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Our business support team can help you access the expertise and advice you need to support your innovation, product development and ongoing R&D programmes.

How does it work?

We can help you to find and access general innovation and R&D information, resources and expert advice relating to:

  • Product design and development
  • Protecting your intellectual property
  • Choosing the best way to make money from your intellectual property
  • Accessing technical expertise
  • Accessing innovation programmes

R&D advice and funding

As the Wellington Regional Business Partner for Callaghan Innovation, we can help you accelerate your R&D projects or programmes by:

  • Supporting you to develop ideas that could transform your business
  • Evaluating the innovation potential of your business
  • Providing access to expert assistance to help you develop your technology
  • Providing access to innovation development programmes and services offered by Callaghan Innovation
  • Facilitating access to the services available through the Research and Technology Services teams at Callaghan Innovation (RTS)
  • Helping you to understand and potentially access a range of student grants and R&D project grants

We can provide guidance on R&D tax credits, so you can determine whether a grant or tax credit is right for you callaghaninnovation.govt.nz classic.ird.govt.nz

We can also help you determine if you're ready to access research and development funding, expertise and programmes offered by Callaghan Innovation using our handy guide to accessing your Callaghan Innovation funding eligibility.

Research & Development funding

Callaghan Innovation provide a wide range of R&D funding to add scale, depth and return to your R&D investment.

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Get in touch

If you're ready to take the next step, talk to the business support team about supporting your innovation, product development and ongoing R&D programmes.

Contact us

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