AgResearch’s purpose is to enhance the value, productivity and profitability of New Zealand’s pastoral, agri-food and agri-technology sector value chains to contribute to economic growth and beneficial environmental and social outcomes for New Zealand.
Otago Innovation was formed in 2002 with the exclusive responsibility of commercialising Intellectual Property arising from research within the University of Otago. Otago Innovation is the bridge between the lab bench and the market, between University scientists and outside investors, helping to prepare novel technologies developed by Otago researchers for commercialisation.
Plant & Food Research is a Crown Research Institute dedicated to research & development that adds value to New Zealand’s fruit, vegetable, crop and marine-based food industries.
Callaghan Innovation is a Crown Entity established in 2013. It creates and delivers 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.
The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is New Zealand’s newest university, offering industry-relevant education for the changing world. Areas of study within AUT reflect emerging environments and industries, with qualifications and research focused in a range of different fields.
Landcare Research is a Crown Research Institute driving innovation in the management of terrestrial biodiversity and land resources. Our goal is to both protect and enhance the environment and grow the country’s prosperity.
ESR is a Crown Research Institute that provides expert and independent research and scientific services across a wide range of disciplines including crime scene investigation, workplace drug testing, radiation safety and emergency response, biosecurity and public health surveillance, drinking water surveillance and food science
Cawthron Institute is New Zealand’s largest independent science organisation, offering a broad spectrum of services to help protect the environment and support sustainable development of primary industries.
Scion is a New Zealand Crown Research Institute (CRI) that specialises in research, science and technology development for the forestry, wood product and wood-derived materials and other biomaterial sectors. Scion’s purpose is to drive innovation and growth from these sectors to build economic value and contribute to beneficial environmental and social outcomes for New Zealand.
GNS Science is a Crown-owned research and consultancy organisation focused on securing benefits for New Zealand from natural processes occurring in the Earth’s crust. It is known internationally for its work in understanding earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, and tsunamis and in advising on measures to mitigate the physical, economic, and social impacts of these hazards. Other specialist areas include providing specialist geoscience input for oil and gas exploration, development of geothermal energy, groundwater management, and management of mineral resources. The organisation also has unrivalled expertise in environmental and industrial isotopes. This includes developing X-ray scanning devices for industry, stable isotope analysis for environmental applications, nanotechnology, and radiocarbon dating.
The Malaghan Institute is New Zealand’s leading medical research institute focused on finding cures for cancer, asthma and allergy, multiple sclerosis and infectious disease. Our scientists believe that the key to fighting illness lies in harnessing the immune system, the body’s own natural defence against disease. In addition to our drive for making important health discoveries, we are also committed to the development of New Zealand scientists and clinicians.