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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Would you like to be more media Savvy?

Looking for media training? The SMC offers highly-acclaimed workshops and talks created for all scientists and researchers. Plus a Media SAVVY for Māori researchers, supporting kaupapa Māori. 

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Is your idea market ready?

Calling all researchers who are ready to take their idea to the next level. In Partnership with KiwiNet, SfTI would like to invite you to register for Rewa Ake "to be elevated higher" 2023. This is a free online workshop series focusing on end user/customer engagement & discovery for entrepreneurial researchers.

Register now. 

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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.


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