Vision mātauranga guides researchers on how to integrate western science with mātauranga Māori (knowledge) to explore new opportunities to build a prosperous, technology-driven economy.
Materials, manufacturing and design
New Zealand has a small, vibrant hi-tech processing and manufacturing sector. This theme aims to advance the sector's reputation as a leader in smart, green, manufacturing processes and materials.
Sensors, robotics and automation
This theme aims to develop robotics and automation. The focus is on cost reduction, improved efficiencies, improved safety in dangerous environments, and undertaking tasks which wouldn't be economically viable otherwise.
Data science & digital technologies
This theme aims to develop innovative models, methods, tools and practices for new or enhanced business processes, hardware components, systems and software applications.