WE'RE BACKING TODAY'S INNOVATORS

Callaghan Innovation is New Zealand’s innovation agency and an important national innovation partner for us here at Northland Inc. They activate innovation, accelerate commercialisation and help businesses grow faster for a better Aotearoa New Zealand. 

The government agency partners with ambitious businesses of all sizes, delivering a range of innovation and research and development (R&D) services. The organisation provides skills and capability development programmes and grants co-funding for research and development. Their team of more than 200 leading scientists and engineers also provides tailored technical solutions to help businesses commercialise new products, processes or services.

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NORTHLAND INC'S ROLE

As the local Regional Business Partners for Callaghan Innovation, Northland Inc has a dedicated Callaghan Innovation Customer Navigator who is the local point of contact to help connect Taitokerau businesses to the right Callaghan Innovation support and services.   

WHO CAN ACCESS SUPPORT FROM CALLAGHAN INNOVATION?

Callaghan Innovation partners with businesses of all sizes, and at any stage, from start-ups to high-performing leaders in R&D. If you are developing new and innovative products, processes, or services, or have an established R&D programme you want support with, we’d like to hear from you.

 WHAT SUPPORT IS AVAILABLE?

Our local Navigator can help connect you with Callaghan Innovation services and support, including:

  • Innovation Skills – tools to help with market validation, intellectual property, capital raising, efficiency optimisation.
  • Technology and Product Development - taking products, processes, and technology from concept to commercialisation with tailored R&D solutions, technical, scientific, and digital expertise and services.  
  • Networks & Connections – accelerators, incubators, industry-specific networks, collaborative projects, and Māori economy
  • R&D funding - a range of R&D funding grants to support and maximise your R&D investments

WHAT TO DO NEXT?

Get in touch via the Callaghan Innovation website and tell us a bit about your business. Then, our Taitokerau Customer Navigator will be in touch to set up a discovery meeting with you to delve into the details and see how we can help.   

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