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.

555 Researchers
41 Organisations
11 Spearhead projects
86 Seed projects
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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 23 March 2023. It is free for SfTI researchers.

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Science Media SAVVY workshop


Places are available for SfTI researchers on this two-day media training workshop offered by the Science Media Centre. This training will increase your confidence and skills and help you engage more effectively with the public through broadcast, print and social media.

November 3 & 4, 2022

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All of Researchers' Workshop


PostponedAll of Researchers’ Workshops are a uniquely SfTI phenomenon and our thoughts are already turning to finding a suitable time to bring you a refreshed offering in 2023, as well as alternative ways for our research teams to showcase their achievements - so keep watching this space!

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