The Science for Technological Innovation National Science Challenge
He hiringa hangarau, he oranga tangata
Innovation in technology for the benefit of people
The Science for Technological Innovation National Science Challenge (SfTI) is a 10-year science investment (2014-2024) with a mission to enhance the capacity of Aotearoa-New Zealand to use physical sciences and engineering for economic growth and prosperity.
Dr Phil Novis
Knowledge boost for freshwater kōura farming. Dr Phil Novis discusses the results of his Seed project to boost New Zealand's slice of the worldwide $9 billion crayfish industry.
Understanding and applying Te Tiriti
Having an understanding of Te Tiriti is critical to working effectively in Aotearoa. This two-part course includes a self-paced learning component followed by an online workshop (9am to 2pm) on Thursday 29 June 2023. It is free for SfTI researchers. If you have any questions or would like to register contact Manager Capacity Development Programme & Events Raewyn Tse.
Are you passionate about research commercialisation?
Calling all past & present SfTI Researchers. Are you keen to strengthen your entrepreneurship skills and progress your commercial aspirations with respect to your SfTI research.
SfTI is partnering with KiwiNet to support eager SfTI researchers through the excellent Emerging Innovator Programme (EIP). The next intake for this 6-month programme is in May 2023. Expressions of Interest close on 10 April 2023.
All of Researchers' Workshop 2023
Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua - Looking backward towards the future - November 14-16 - Novotel Hotel and Te Puia, Rotorua - This November will be an opportunity for SfTI researchers, past and present, to reconnect and network at the final All of Researchers’ Workshop. Register now.