Early Career Researcher 'Bolt-on' Projects

SfTI’s ‘Early Career Researcher Bolt-On projects’ are designed to enable researchers who are either currently studying towards higher level degrees or just beginning their careers to design, lead and deliver on a project that enhances the capacity of the team members. Find out more about these projects. 

The Matariki Hunga nui project Building a mobile phone-compatible Mixed Reality (MR) based tātai arorangi (Māori astronomy) experience with immersive content about Matariki $200,000
Better Diabetes care for whanau  Ensuring new insulin pumps are easy to use for everyone. $150,000
Robots that learn  A pipeline for early career researchers to obtain the research skills in robotics and automation that are in demand in the industry $150,000
Remote controlled smart sponge for precision plant care A simple shape-shifting monitoring device with a remote-controlled sponge that can be used to manage plant care by adding or extracting water. $180,000