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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

accounts@abacusbio.co.nz

Actaasa Limited

Main research area - Software

actassa.com

info@actassa.com

AEC Electronics Ltd

Main research area - Electronics product development

aec-electronics.co.nz

graham@aec-electronics.co.nz

Agenta Technologies Limited

Main research area - Electronic & mechatronic engineering

agentatech.com/wp/

grant@agenta.co.nz

AgResearch

Main research area - Broad research capability

agresearch.co.nz

tony.hickmott@agresearch.co.nz

The AgriBusiness Development Group Limited

Main research area - Agriculture

agribusinessgroup.com

jon@agribusinessgroup.com

Airmed Limited 

Main research area - Health research, data science and solutions

www.airmed.co.nz

hello@airmwed.co.nz

Alpha Precision Engineering

Main research area - Manufacturing

alphaprecision.co.nz

terry@alphaprecision.co.nz

Alphatronics

Main research area - Electrical and electronic engineering and design

To be advised

sbuckham@alphatronics.co.nz

Analytica Laboratories Ltd

Main research area - Laboratory testing

analytica.co.nz

terry.braggins@analytica.co.nz

Aqualinc Research Ltd

Main research area - Water and Land Management

aqualinc.co.nz

accounts@aqualinc.co.nz

Ara Institute of Canterbury Limited

Main research area - Broad Research Capability

ara.ac.nz

darren.mitchell@ara.ac.nz

Auckland University of Technology

Main research area - Broad research capability

aut.ac.nz/research

research@aut.ac.nz

Automated Technologies Ltd

Main research area - 0906 Electrical & electronic engineering

automatedtechnologies.co.nz

brett@automatedtechnologies.co.nz

Beta Solutions

Main research area - Electronic engineering

betasolutions.co.nz

contact@betasolutions.co.nz

BioEquitas Limited

Main research area - Pharmaceutical Sciences; Food & Dietary Supplements

bioequitas.co.nz

samantha@bioequitas.co.nz

Blender Design Limited

Main research area - Product design

blender.nz

info@blender.net.nz

Bragato Research Institute

Main research area - Oenology and viticulture

bri.co.nz

MJ.Loza@bri.co.nz

Brush New Zealand Ltd

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

brush.co.nz

info@brush.so.nz

Caliber Design Limited

Main research area - Mechanical Design

caliberdesign.co.nz

wayne.lesueur@caliberdesign.co.nz

Cadserv Limited

Main research area - Engineering

cadserv.co.nz

cadserv@xtra.co.nz

Callaghan Innovation Research and Technical Services

Main research area - Broad Research capability

callaghaninnovation.govt.nz

paul.linton@callaghaninnovation.govt.nz

Catalyst ® Ltd

Main research area - Agriculture, food, and environment

catalystnz.co.nz

jane.lancaster@catalystnz.co.nz

Cawthron Institute Trust Board

Main research area - Scientific research, environmental research and aquaculture

cawthron.org.nz

dominic.bloomfield@cawthron.org.nz or cameron.ingram@cawthron.org.nz

Cubed3 Limited

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

cubed3.co.nz

kate@cubed3.co.nz

Cucumber Limited

Main research area - Software, digital solution, web designs

cucumber.co.nz

jodie.tipping@cucumber.co.nz

The Elshire Group Limited

Main research area - Genetic analysis

elshiregroup.co.nz

info@elshiregroup.co.nz

Electronic Partners Limited

Main research area - Electronic Engineering and Information Technology

elex.co.nz

info@elex.co.nz

Euclidean Nerds Limited

Main research area - Software

euclidean.co.nz

info@euclidean.co.nz

Exactus Limited

Main research area - Mechanical and electronics product development

exactus.co.nz

peter@exactus.co.nz

FlexWare Limited

Main research area - Range of Electronic and Software Engineering

flexware.co.nz

info@flexware.co.nz

Fruition Horticulture (HB) Limited

Main research area - Horticulture

fruition.net.nz

jackhughes@fruition.net.nz

Focus Genetics Limited Partnership

Main research area - Agricultural Science

focusgenetics.com

anthony@focusgenetics.com

The Foodbowl

Main research area - Manufacturing - Processed food and Dairy

foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz

info@nzfin.co.nz

FoodSouth

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

foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz

info@nzfin.co.nz

Formworks Design

Main research area - Industrial design

formworksdesign.com

studio@formworksdesign.com

4Design Limited

Main research area - Industrial Design and Development

4design.co

info@4design.co

Gemnetics ABL Limited

Main research area - Broad range of expertise

abacusbio.com

Globex Engineering Limited

Main research area - Product design

globex.co.nz

info@globex.co.nz

Glowlab Limited

Main research area - Horticulture, Agritech, Medical Research

glowlab.co.nz

nicci@glowlab.co.nz

GNS Science

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

gns.cri.nz

Gurit (Asia Pacific) Limited

Main research area - Testing services

gurit.com

tony.stanton@gurit.com

I-Monitor Limited

Main research area - Compliance related software and hardware

imonitor.net

minesh.raniga@imonitor.co.nz

Indemic

Main research area - Product Development

indemic.co.nz

nick@indemic.co.nz

Institute of Environmental Science and Research

Main research area - Broad research capability

esr.cri.nz

ramesh.ganesan@esr.cri.nz

Invetus NZ Limited

Main research area - Agriculture and veterinary science

invetus.com

enquiries@invetus.com

Iris Data Science

Main research area - Artificial intelligence

irisdata.co.nz

hello@irisdata.co.nz

JIX Research Innovation Lab

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

jix.co.nz

sakthi@jix.co.nz

JSK Consulting Engineers Limited

Main research area - Acoustics materials testing and research

jsk-lab.co.nz

mike@jskacoustics.co.nz

Lincoln Agritech Limited

Main research area - Agriculture, environmental science and technology

lincolnagritech.co.nz

info@lincolnagritech.co.nz

Lincoln University

Main research area - Agriculture and environmental science

lincoln.ac.nz

rmo@lincoln.ac.nz

Linnaeus Limited

Main research area - Horticultural Corps

linnaeus.co.nz

info@linnaeus.co.nz

Locus Research Limited

Main research area - Product development

locusresearch.com

enquiries@locusresearch.com

Luminate One Ltd

Main research area - Software

luminate.one

tim@luminate.one

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research

Main research area - Medical Research

malaghan.org.nz

info@malaghan.org.nz

Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research

Main research area - Broad research capability

landcareresearch.co.nz

info@landcareresearch.co.nz

Massey University

Main research area - Broad research capability

massey.ac.nz

research.contracts@massey.ac.nz

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

denise.fabian@mrinz.ac.nz

Monkeytronics Ltd

Main research area - Embedded Electronic System Design

monkeytronics.co.nz

al@monkeytronics.co.nzz

 

New Zealand Food Innovation (Waikato) Limited

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

foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz

hoare.c@nzfiw.co.nz

The New Zealand Institute for Minerals to Materials Research Limited

Main research area - Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy

nzimmr.co.nz

info@nzimmr.co.nz

The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited

Main research area - Plant and food research

plantandfood.co.nz

finance.inbox@plantandfood.co.nz

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Limited

Main research area - Environmental Sciences and Management

niwa.co.nz

Patrick.baker@niwa.co.nz

Optimal Clinical Trials Limited

Main research area - Human pharmaceutical products

optimalclinicaltrials.com

barney@optimalclinicaltrials.com

Pacific Flavours & Ingredients Limited

Main research area - Food, beverage and pharmaceuticals

pacific-flavours.co.nz

bob.spencer@pacific-flavours.co.nz

Peerage Products Limited

Main research - Cosmetics, skin care and toiletries

peerage.co.nz

info@peerage.co.nz

Pharmaceutical Solutions

Main research area - Contract clinical research

pharmasols.com

jacquiep@pharmasols.com

P H Redwood & Co Ltd

Main research area - Aquaculture

chris@omegaseafood.com

PlantTech Research Institute Limited

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

planttechresearch.com

jacquiep@pharmasols.com

Product Dev

Main research area - Product design and development services

productdev.co.nz

info@productdev.co.nz

Pro-Dev Limited

Main research area - Industrial Design

pro-dev.co.nz

info@pro-dev.co.nz

Qrious Ltd

Main research area - Analytics

www.qrious.co.nz

info@qrious.co.nz

River Carbon

Main research area - Engineering

riverscarbon.com

lisa@riverscarbon.com

RUSH Digital Interactive Limited

Main research area - Software Development

rush.co.nz

accounts@rush.co.nz

Scion

Main research area - Forestry and biobased products

scionresearch.com

postmaster@scionresearch.com

Select Breeding Solutions Limited

Main research area - Plant breeding and horticultural expertise

selectbreeding.co.nz

jo@selectbreeding.co.nz

Shamrock Industries Ltd

Main research area - Mechanical engineering

shamrock.co.nz

pat@shamrock.co.nz

Smetric Insights Limited

Main research area - Data Engineering and Visualisation

smetricinsights.com

admin@smetric.co.nz

Software Solutions Lab Limited

Main research area - Innovative software development

sslab.co.nz

joerg.seibel@sslab.co.nz

Spark 64 Limited

Main research area - Software technology and use of AI

spark64.com

jenquiries@spark64.com

Start Afresh Limited

Main research area - Horticulture

startafresh.co.nz

sally.gardiner@startafresh.co.nz

Tenx Limited

Main research area - Human centred software and product development

tenx.nz

james@tenx.nz

TiDA Limited

Main research area - Additive manufacturing and powder metallurgy

tida.co.nz

info@tida.co.nz

Trinity Bioactives

Main research area - Biological sciences

trinitybioactives.com

p.davis@trinitybioactives.com

Trustees in the Research Trust of Victoria University

Main research area - Wide range of testing expertise

researchtrust@vuw.ac.nz

United Scientist Core Limited

Main research area - Technology

uscicore.com/people

martin.hohmann-marriott@united-scientists.org

University of Auckland

Main research area - Broad research capability

uniservices.co.nz

contracts@auckland.co.nz

University of Canterbury

Main research area - Broad research capability

canterbury.ac.nz/research/

commercial@canterbury.ac.nz

University of Otago

Main research area - Broad research capability

otago.ac.nz

research@otago.ac.nz

University of Waikato

Main research area - Broad research capability

waikato.ac.nz

research@waikato.ac.nz

 

 

VHDL Limited

Main research area - Electronics specialising in FPGA-based systems

vhdl.co.nz

engineering@vhdl.co.nz

Victoria University of Wellington

Main research area - Broad research capability

victoria.ac.nz/research

research-contracts@vuw.ac.nz

Vivid Origin Limited

Main research area - Product Design Services

vividorigin.com

info@vividorigin.com

While and For Limited

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

whileandfor.com

daniel@whileandfor.com

WSP

Main research area - Broad Research Capability

wsp.com/en-nz

wendy.turvey@wsp.com

Xerra Earth Observation Institute Limited

Main research area - Earth observation

xerra.nz

info@xerra.nz