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This is a list of all the research providers that have been approved by us. This list is regularly updated.

If you use an approved research provider for eligible R&D, you can claim the R&D tax credit on eligible expenditure. This still applies even if it does not meet the $50,000 minimum threshold.

Abacus Bio Limited

Main research area - Broad research capability

abacusbio.co.nz

[email protected]

Actaasa Limited

Main research area - Software

actassa.com

[email protected]

AEC Electronics Ltd

Main research area - Electronics product development

aec-electronics.co.nz

[email protected]

Agenta Technologies Limited

Main research area - Electronic & mechatronic engineering

agentatech.com/wp/

[email protected]

AgResearch

Main research area - Broad research capability

agresearch.co.nz

[email protected]

The AgriBusiness Development Group Limited

Main research area - Agriculture

agribusinessgroup.com

[email protected]

Airmed Limited 

Main research area - Health research, data science and solutions

www.airmed.co.nz

[email protected]

Alpha Precision Engineering

Main research area - Manufacturing

alphaprecision.co.nz

[email protected]

Alphatronics

Main research area - Electrical and electronic engineering and design

To be advised

[email protected]

Analytica Laboratories Ltd

Main research area - Laboratory testing

analytica.co.nz

[email protected]

Aqualinc Research Ltd

Main research area - Water and Land Management

aqualinc.co.nz

[email protected]

Ara Institute of Canterbury Limited

Main research area - Broad Research Capability

ara.ac.nz

[email protected]

Auckland University of Technology

Main research area - Broad research capability

aut.ac.nz/research

[email protected]

Automated Technologies Ltd

Main research area - 0906 Electrical & electronic engineering

automatedtechnologies.co.nz

[email protected]

Axis7 Limited

Main research area - Robotics and machine design

axis7.nz

[email protected]

Beautiful Solutions Limited

Main research area - Chemical, Medical and Health Sciences, including Pharmaceuticals

beautifulsolutions.co.nz

[email protected]

Beta Solutions

Main research area - Electronic engineering

betasolutions.co.nz

[email protected]

BioEquitas Limited

Main research area - Pharmaceutical Sciences; Food & Dietary Supplements

bioequitas.co.nz

[email protected]

Blender Design Limited

Main research area - Product design

blender.nz

[email protected]

Bragato Research Institute

Main research area - Oenology and viticulture

bri.co.nz

[email protected]

Brush New Zealand Ltd

Main research area - Internet of Things (IoT), embedded tech

brush.co.nz

[email protected]

Caliber Design Limited

Main research area - Mechanical Design

caliberdesign.co.nz

[email protected]

Cadserv Limited

Main research area - Engineering

cadserv.co.nz

[email protected]

Callaghan Innovation Research and Technical Services

Main research area - Broad Research capability

callaghaninnovation.govt.nz

[email protected]

Catalyst ® Ltd

Main research area - Agriculture, food, and environment

catalystnz.co.nz

[email protected]

Cawthron Institute Trust Board

Main research area - Scientific research, environmental research and aquaculture

cawthron.org.nz

[email protected] or [email protected]

Cubed3 Limited

Main research area - Precision engineering and computer numerical control (CNC) machining

cubed3.co.nz

[email protected]

Cucumber Limited

Main research area - Software, digital solution, web designs

cucumber.co.nz

[email protected]

The Elshire Group Limited

Main research area - Genetic analysis

elshiregroup.co.nz

[email protected]

EnviroStrat Limited

Main research area - Environmental economics

envirostrat.co.nz

[email protected]

Electronic Partners Limited

Main research area - Electronic Engineering and Information Technology

elex.co.nz

[email protected]

Euclidean Nerds Limited

Main research area - Software

euclidean.co.nz

[email protected]

Exactus Limited

Main research area - Mechanical and electronics product development

exactus.co.nz

[email protected]

FeatureIt Limited

Main research area - Software Development

Featureit.co.nz

[email protected]

FlexWare Limited

Main research area - Range of Electronic and Software Engineering

flexware.co.nz

[email protected]

Fruition Horticulture (HB) Limited

Main research area - Horticulture

fruition.net.nz

[email protected]

Focus Genetics Limited Partnership

Main research area - Agricultural Science

focusgenetics.com

[email protected]

The Foodbowl

Main research area - Manufacturing - Processed food and Dairy

foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz

[email protected]

FoodSouth

Main research area - Manufacturing - Processed food, beverages and Dairy

foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz

[email protected]

Formworks Design

Main research area - Industrial design

formworksdesign.com

[email protected]

4Design Limited

Main research area - Industrial Design and Development

4design.co

[email protected]

Gemnetics ABL Limited

Main research area - Broad range of expertise

abacusbio.com

Globex Engineering Limited

Main research area - Product design

globex.co.nz

[email protected]

Glowlab Limited

Main research area - Horticulture, Agritech, Medical Research

glowlab.co.nz

[email protected]

GNS Science

Main research area - Hazards, energy, and geological resources.

gns.cri.nz

Grayson Wagner Company Limited

Main research area - A broad range of chemical expertise

graysonwagner.co.nz

[email protected]

Gurit (Asia Pacific) Limited

Main research area - Testing services

gurit.com

[email protected]

I-Monitor Limited

Main research area - Compliance related software and hardware

imonitor.net

[email protected]

Incodo Forensic Building Pathology

Main research area - Industry and Transport

Incodo.co.nz

[email protected]

Indemic

Main research area - Product Development

indemic.co.nz

[email protected]

IND Engineering Ltd

Main research area - CAD design & simulation software

indengineering.co.nz

[email protected]

Institute of Environmental Science and Research

Main research area - Broad research capability

esr.cri.nz

[email protected]

Invetus NZ Limited

Main research area - Agriculture and veterinary science

invetus.com

[email protected]

Iris Data Science

Main research area - Artificial intelligence

irisdata.co.nz

[email protected]

JIX Research Innovation Lab

Main research area - Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and its application

jix.co.nz

[email protected]

JSK Consulting Engineers Limited

Main research area - Acoustics materials testing and research

jsk-lab.co.nz

[email protected]

Lincoln Agritech Limited

Main research area - Agriculture, environmental science and technology

lincolnagritech.co.nz

[email protected]

Lincoln University

Main research area - Agriculture and environmental science

lincoln.ac.nz

[email protected]

Linnaeus Limited

Main research area - Horticultural Corps

linnaeus.co.nz

[email protected]

Locus Research Limited

Main research area - Product development

locusresearch.com

[email protected]

Luminate One Ltd

Main research area - Software

luminate.one

[email protected]

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research

Main research area - Medical Research

malaghan.org.nz

[email protected]

Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research

Main research area - Broad research capability

landcareresearch.co.nz

[email protected]

Massey University

Main research area - Broad research capability

massey.ac.nz

[email protected]

MechAdept Limited

Main research area - Robotics design and development

mechadept.com

mechadept.com/contact

The Medical Research Institute of New Zealand

Main research area - Clinical medicine

mrinz.ac.nz

[email protected]

Monkeytronics Ltd

Main research area - Embedded Electronic System Design

monkeytronics.co.nz

[email protected]

Motovated Design and Analysis Limited

Main research area - Mechanical Engineering Technology

motovated.co.nz

[email protected] 

New Zealand Food Innovation (Waikato) Limited

Main research area - Dairy products - whole milk powder, nutritional powder production

foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz

[email protected]

The New Zealand Institute for Minerals to Materials Research Limited

Main research area - Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy

nzimmr.co.nz

[email protected]

The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited

Main research area - Plant and food research

plantandfood.co.nz

[email protected]

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Limited

Main research area - Environmental Sciences and Management

niwa.co.nz

[email protected]

Optimal Clinical Trials Limited

Main research area - Human pharmaceutical products

optimalclinicaltrials.com

[email protected]

Outset Ventures Limited

Main research area - Aerospace engineering, Agricultural and Industrial biotechnology

outset.ventures

[email protected]

Pacific Flavours & Ingredients Limited

Main research area - Food, beverage and pharmaceuticals

pacific-flavours.co.nz

[email protected]

Packaging Research Innovations & Insights Limited

Main research area - Materials, plastics, packaging and sustainability

packagingrii.com

[email protected]

Peerage Products Limited

Main research - Cosmetics, skin care and toiletries

peerage.co.nz

[email protected]

PGG Wrightson Seeds Ltd

Main research area - Agriculture

pggwrightsonseeds.com

[email protected]

Pharmaceutical Solutions

Main research area - Contract clinical research

pharmasols.com

[email protected]

P H Redwood & Co Ltd

Main research area - Aquaculture

[email protected]

PlantTech Research Institute Limited

Main research area - AI, Data Science, horticulture and agriculture

planttechresearch.com

[email protected]

Product Dev

Main research area - Product design and development services

productdev.co.nz

[email protected]

Pro-Dev Limited

Main research area - Industrial Design

pro-dev.co.nz

[email protected]

Qamcom Research and Technology NZ Limited

Main research area - Industrial Software and Data Processing

www.qamcom.com/nz

[email protected]


Qrious Ltd

Main research area - Analytics

www.qrious.co.nz

[email protected]

River Carbon

Main research area - Engineering

riverscarbon.com

[email protected]

RUSH Digital Interactive Limited

Main research area - Software Development

rush.co.nz

[email protected]

Scion

Main research area - Forestry and biobased products

scionresearch.com

[email protected]

Select Breeding Solutions Limited

Main research area - Plant breeding and horticultural expertise

selectbreeding.co.nz

[email protected]

Shamrock Industries Ltd

Main research area - Mechanical engineering

shamrock.co.nz

[email protected]

Smetric Insights Limited

Main research area - Data Engineering and Visualisation

smetricinsights.com

[email protected]

Software Solutions Lab Limited

Main research area - Innovative software development

sslab.co.nz

[email protected]

Solid Consulting Limited

Main research area - Product Development

Solidconsulting.co.nz

[email protected]

Spark 64 Limited

Main research area - Software technology and use of AI

spark64.com

[email protected]

Start Afresh Limited

Main research area - Horticulture

startafresh.co.nz

[email protected]

Tenx Limited

Main research area - Human centred software and product development

tenx.nz

[email protected]

TiDA Limited

Main research area - Additive manufacturing and powder metallurgy

tida.co.nz

[email protected]

Trinity Bioactives

Main research area - Biological sciences

trinitybioactives.com

[email protected]

Trustees in the Research Trust of Victoria University

Main research area - Wide range of testing expertise

[email protected]

United Scientist Core Limited

Main research area - Technology

uscicore.com/people

[email protected]

University of Auckland

Main research area - Broad research capability

uniservices.co.nz

[email protected]

University of Canterbury

Main research area - Broad research capability

canterbury.ac.nz/research/

[email protected]

University of Otago

Main research area - Broad research capability

otago.ac.nz

[email protected]

University of Waikato

Main research area - Broad research capability

waikato.ac.nz

[email protected]

 

 

VHDL Limited

Main research area - Electronics specialising in FPGA-based systems

vhdl.co.nz

[email protected]

Victoria University of Wellington

Main research area - Broad research capability

victoria.ac.nz/research

[email protected]

Vivid Origin Limited

Main research area - Product Design Services

vividorigin.com

[email protected]

While and For Limited

Main research area - Information and Communication Services, Computer Software and Services

whileandfor.com

[email protected]

WSP

Main research area - Broad Research Capability

wsp.com/en-nz

[email protected]

Xerra Earth Observation Institute Limited

Main research area - Earth observation

xerra.nz

[email protected]

Y5 Labs Limited

Main research area - Analytics, Software, Digital Solutions

y5.nz

[email protected]

Last updated: 08 Jul 2021
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