This article was published on 2 May 2016
Does your business want a smart and enthusiastic student to help with R&D, at minimal cost?
Callaghan Innovation is inviting businesses to apply for R&D Experience grants from 18 May 2016. Businesses get $7,200 (figure updated 17 May 2016) for employing undergraduate student over their summer break (November to February). Students can be studying science, technology, engineering, design or business.
Your business gets the benefit of increased R&D capacity while helping New Zealand undergraduate students gain skills and experience in commercial research.
Businesses need to have an active R&D programme. Contact Callaghan Innovation to discuss if you are eligible and how this grant could help you before making your application.
If you are known to Callaghan Innovation, this can be done through your Callaghan Innovation Customer Manager or Business Innovation Advisor, or if you are new to Callaghan Innovation, through your local Regional Business Partner. If you are unsure who to contact, call 0800 4 CALLAGHAN.
Callaghan Innovation is running a request for proposal (RFP) for R&D Experience grants. To apply, a proposal needs to be completed and submitted to Callaghan Innovation. The RFP will be released on our website on Wednesday 18 May 2016.
For more information about this grant see R&D Experience Grants.