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Need help finding clinicians for your research project? Our Expert Advisory Group can offer advice and assistance for a range of topics relevant to early-stage clinical trials and clinical validation with the option for potential collaboration. If you are wanting to speak to a clinician to understand clinical practice or seeking advice on how to conduct clinical trials, reach out to us at

Call for Expressions of Interest

TIKI Tour Counties Manukau

This is a call for researchers and start-ups to showcase at Middlemore Hospital on Tuesday 12 March 2024. This is a great opportunity to have a conversation with a broad range of hospital staff, gather clinical feedback, and educate the wider community on the New Zealand MedTech landscape.

For researchers not located in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, travel funding may be available to support your participation.

Research Acceleration Programme (RAP)

The calendar for 2024 can be found on our website.

Stage I Next deadline Tuesday 12pm 26th March 2024

  • Templates and guidelines are available on our website.

  • This is an open call for proposals, and submissions can be made at any time. Proposals are reviewed every two months and awarded within 4 weeks.

  • Stage I funding supports the formation of new collaborative relationships between researchers, clinicians, companies and/or partnerships with Māori and Pacific communities.

Stage II Deadline 12pm Monday 4th March 2024

  • Proposals must be submitted by this time to be considered in Round 1. Proposals received after this time will be considered in Round 2.

  • Templates have been refreshed for 2024 and are now available on our website. Please ensure you are using the correct template before you submit.

  • Stage II RAP funding identifies concepts with the potential to be viable for clinical application and commercialisation.

Note that all submissions must follow the processes of the PI’s institution. Internal deadlines for review will be earlier than our deadline for submission.

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