CALLAGHAN INNOVATION HELPS BUSINESSES DEVELOP AND COMMERCIALISE TECHNOLOGY AND PREPARES THEM FOR THE FUTURE.
(IoT) sensors and robotics, and AI and automated processing systems. • Access to 3D printing/additive manufacturing equipment and expertise. • Opportunities to connect with national and international businesses and investors through our free networking tool, Scale-Up NZ. • Research and Development (R&D) co- funding. Callaghan Innovation’s grants include Project Grants – to help businesses develop specific products, processes or services while growing their commitment to R&D; Getting Started Grants – to help businesses launch their R&D journey to enable a new or novel product, process or service; and Student Grants - to provide businesses with access to both undergraduate and postgraduate students who can assist in R&D projects. • The R&D Tax Incentive (RDTI) also allows qualifying businesses to claim a 15% tax credit on their eligible R&D costs. For further information about any of Callaghan Innovation’s services please get in touch: Phone: 0800 422 552 or email: info@ callaghaninnovation.govt.nz or come visit us at stand #1007 in the Innovation Hall.
Services and programmes available to the HighTech Products sector include: • Access to more than 200 of NZ’s leading scientists and engineers dedicated to solving tough technical problems, from advanced manufacturing and automation to selecting and developing materials to give products a competitive edge. • Expertise on digital automation and robotics, including the option for HighTech products businesses to trial collaborative robots or ‘cobots’ as they’re known. • Access to events, sector collaborations and overseas delegations. • The Lean programme, helping businesses improve performance by focusing on activities that add value for customers while eliminating waste in inefficient processes. In 2019 alone, 43 businesses started on their journey of continuous improvement through the Lean programme. • The new Digital Lean programme enables businesses to benefit from the traditional Lean methodology while building capability to implement Industry 4.0 technologies, such as Internet of Things