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Design Test Develop

Grow and Diversify

With a focus on Supernodes driven by technology, sustainability and innovation, Ōtautahi Christchurch is the perfect place to test new ideas, and access support and funding to develop them further.


World-leading Research Centres

Christchurch and Canterbury has access to world leading research and the best in talent - our universities rank in the top two percent in the world.

Callaghan Innovation

The government R&D promotion arm. Access to global experts to solve R&D issues, access to Callaghan’s technical experts, access to grants / co-funding to help with R&D, access to students to help with R&D projects.


University of Canterbury - leading research centres covering everything from experimental economics to stroke recovery to natural hazard research and bioengineering

Lincoln University - from the food and productive landscapes of the future to sustainable tourism, Lincoln University centres of excellence can offer expertise on future-focused solutions

Ara Institute of Canterbury - Research support and innovation capability in areas including broadcasting, manufacturing, infrastructure, commerce, health and wellbeing, sustainability and the environment, education and the arts. 


How can we help?

To find out more, please contact our Business Growth team below.

General Enquiries
Dianna Rhodes
Business Growth Manager
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