New Zealand's largest Crown Research Institute. A combination of renowned research centres such as Ruakura, Grasslands, Wallaceville, Lincoln, and Invermay but most importantly, individual scientists and teams whose work is at the heart of pastoral industries, food processing and innovative products that benefit all New Zealanders.
We create and deliver innovative products and services that enable businesses to invest more in research, science, engineering, technology and design, so that they can be more successful in the global market.
When we succeed, all New Zealanders will benefit from a stronger economy, higher value exports, more productive and sustainable resource use, more jobs and higher incomes.
Our focus is to deliver products and services that:
ESR provides a range of scientific services to government organisations and commercial companies in New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region.
From applied science and research through to advanced scientific information systems, ESR provides specialist science solutions and commercial services tailored to client needs.
GNS Science, Te Pu Ao, is the New Zealand government science institute that focuses on geological resources, environmental and industrial isotopes, and geological hazards. By applying our scientific knowledge, we create national wealth, protect the environment, and improve the safety of people.
Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua is New Zealand's foremost environmental research organisation focusing on sustaining and restoring biodiversity, sustaining land environments, and sustainable business and living, incorporating cross-cutting themes of climate change, sustainable Māori futures and biosecurity.
For more than 80 years, Massey University has helped shape the lives and communities of people in New Zealand and around the world. Its forward-thinking spirit, research-led teaching, and cutting-edge discoveries make Massey New Zealand’s defining university.
Massey is known for:
NIWA staff are experts in water & atmosphere. NIWA's mission is to provide a scientific basis for the sustainable management and development of New Zealand's atmospheric, marine, and freshwater systems and associated resources.
Victoria University is home to the New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute (NZCCRI). Established by Victoria University to develop inter-disciplinary research into all aspects of climate change, the NZCCRI recognises a need to better integrate social and natural sciences, and for independent analyses of response options as non-prescriptive inputs to New Zealand policy.
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Plant and Food Research delivers world-class R & D solutions that enables New Zealand plant and seafood-based industries to respond rapidly to expanding global food demands and ensure increased economic profitability through high value products, environmental benefits through sustainable systems and social benefits through regional growth.
Scion provides research, science and technology services dedicated to building a stronger bio-based economy for New Zealand.
Scion has been recognised as a leader in forestry science since its beginnings as New Zealand Forest Research Institute in 1947. More recently Scion has expanded its research capabilities to meet the growing consumer demand for bio-based products and processes derived from plant-based renewable resources.
The University of Canterbury is located in Christchurch and is New Zealand's second oldest University. The University is home to one of two major engineering schools in New Zealand and has strong ties to Antarctica through its "Gateway Antarctica Research Centre."