Callaghan Innovation R&D Project Grants


If your business new to, or trying to expand your R&D, then a Callaghan Innovation Project Grant can be just what you need to reduce the risks associated with challenging R&D projects.

How can a grant help my company?

The Project Grant is designed to help you:

  • Build your R&D expertise
  • Break new ground in an R&D project for the development of new or substantially improved devices, products, processes, systems or services
  • Encourage you to invest in R&D.

How does it work?

Your business will:

  • Typically receive 40% of your eligible R&D project costs
  • Only receive funding for R&D done in New Zealand (unless pre-approved)
  • Receive regular reimbursement of approved R&D expenses

Who can apply?

To apply for a Project Grant, your business must be one of the following:

  • Registered under the Companies Act.
  • Registered under the Limited Partnerships Act.
  • A Māori incorporation or trust established under the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act, a trust set up to manage assets as part of a Treaty of Waitangi settlement, a Māori statutory body, or a business controlled by one or more of these entities.

Your business must meet financial and due diligence requirements

How do I apply?

You can do it yourself, but if you’d like a hand, contact The Resources Guys. We can take care of it for you.