Grants and Funding Available

The New Zealand Government supports industry through  a number of funding mechanisms.  Here you will find a short description of funding opportunities and links to further information.   NZTE Capability Development - If you have aspirations to grow your business, you might also be eligible for an NZTE Capability Development Voucher. NZTE Capability Development Vouchers are available to businesses to use as partial payment towards the cost of capability development and training - read more    Research and Development Funding and Support - Innovating through research and development (R&D) can create and sustain a winning edge for your business. Among other things, it can lead to:
  • innovative new products and services
  • smarter and more efficient ways of doing things
  • a point of difference that sets your business apart.  Read more ..
  Financial Guarantee Products for Exporters -  The Export Credit Office (NZECO) is New Zealand’s official export credit agency. NZECO sells a range of New Zealand government-backed trade credit insurance and financial guarantees that complement the private sector. NZECO products can cover payment and performance risks which may help firms to secure and fund exports sales. NZECO do this by working closely with exporters, their bankers, and international buyers.  Read more ...   NZTE Support - Companies already working intensively with NZTE and receiving targeted and tailored support may be able to access co-funding for specific international projects that go beyond ‘business as usual’ to deliver significant benefit for the company and for the wider New Zealand economy. This funding is granted on a co-funding basis, and businesses that receive funding need to at least match the level of investment that NZTE makes.  Read more ...   The Regional Business Partners network - specialist business advisors provide advice, information, referrals and connections to any business seeking support for their growth journey. If you have aspirations to grow your business you might also be eligible for a NZTE Capability Development Voucher, which is offered through the Regional Business Partners network. Callaghan Innovation - supports the commercialisation of innovation by firms in New Zealand and funds business research and development. The Export Credit Office - sells Government-backed trade credit insurance and financial guarantees to help New Zealand exporters manage their repayment risk, secure international sales and offer extended repayment terms.