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Updated: Feb 19

We are still welcoming Expressions of Interest until this Wednesday for our TIKI Tour at Middlemore hospital on 12th March. You can find out more here.

Ngā kōrero | News

New Zealand's medical technology industry is experiencing rapid growth. In 2022, the Technology Investment Network (TIN) reported that 17 MedTech companies ranked among the country's top 200 technology firms. A mix of established and emerging innovators is addressing challenging issues, from innovative surgical techniques to AI-driven micro-implantable devices. This transformation is fueled by substantial support from both the government and private sector. BioSpectrum delves into the details of New Zealand's thriving MedTech ecosystem.

Ngā takunetanga | Events

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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