Research & Development

Venture Taranaki partners with Callaghan Innovation and others, to co-fund and improve R&D activity in Taranaki.

Innovation Services

If you're looking for innovative ways to grow and streamline your business, Venture Taranaki can connect you.

Citizen Science & Curious Minds

Curious Minds is about engaging the community in projects that are scientifically meaningful.

Green light for Curious Minds

Green light for Curious Minds

Taranaki’s curious minds will be able to explore more ideas with science, thanks to an extension to the popular Participatory Science Platform. The programme has already supported almost two dozen projects in Taranaki, and has been renewed until mid-2019.

Student funding a win-win

Student funding a win-win

Canterbury University Engineering graduate Nick Ramsay spent last summer in Taranaki figuring out how to turn effluent waste into bio gas. Now, with the project completed, Nick has no plans to leave the region.

R&D Foundations

R&D Foundations

Taranaki is full of great business stories that very few people know about. When high-profile state owned enterprise MetService bought a 49 percent stakeholding in New Plymouth company MetOcean, one such story deservedly gained a lot more attention.

Curious Minds back for 2018

Curious Minds back for 2018

Applications are now open for the 2018 round of Curious Minds Participatory Science Platform (PSP) funding.