About SfTI

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 (2014-2024) science investment tackling Aotearoa-New Zealand’s high-tech challenges to grow our economy and prosperity through physical sciences and engineering.

465 Researchers
40 Organisations
09 Spearhead projects
69 Seed projects

Professional development events for SfTI researchers

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Regional Researchers Workshops


This year we would like to invite SfTI researchers to host their own regional Researchers Workshop. 

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Video training workshop


Postponed, new dates and location to be confirmed soon.

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Wellington Uni-Professional: Māori capability training


Increase your understanding of Māori culture and build your confidence for engaging with Māori.

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