We create and deliver innovative products and services that enable businesses to invest more in research, science, engineering, technology and design, so that they can be more successful in the global market.
When we succeed, all New Zealanders will benefit from a stronger economy, higher value exports, more productive and sustainable resource use, more jobs and higher incomes.
Our focus is to deliver products and services that:
1. Motivate industry and individuals to innovate through inspiring information, training, advice and funding
2. Connect industry with innovation ideas, opportunities, partners, expertise and solutions
3. Deliver project management resources and the expertise required for high priority innovation opportunities
Callaghan Innovation is a team of about 400 researchers, scientists, engineers, technologists, business people investment managers and account managers, working across the country.
We link businesses with research organisations across the innovation system offering the expertise and facilities they need, as well as operating our own extensive science, engineering and technology laboratories and specialist equipment.
We manage a $115 million a year portfolio of government funding and grants to support business innovation and capability building.
Callaghan Innovation works closely with customers, industry, investors, Maori, worldwide research organisations, regional economic development agencies, and with other government agencies, particularly New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.