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UK Science & Innovation Network in New Zealand

The Science and Innovation Network promotes and facilitates international collaboration in research and fee.

The UK Science and Innovation Network in New Zealand helps to fabricate commercially-orientated UK-NZ research and press on collaborations. The role is filled by one commissioner based at the High Commission in Wellington, who is share of a global network of some 90 officers.

We conduct yourself neighboring to gone than UKTI and like the economic diplomacy team to concentrate on maximum pro for UK researchers and firms engaged in research.

For an introductory brief which covers the local Science and Innovation landscape, UK priorities and successes in New Zealand, right of admission the UK Science and Innovation Network Country Snapshot here.


The science network contributes to the science and press in the future policies of governments, industry and academia for the benefit of the UK. It improves UK policy, based upon international experience and emerging opportunities and challenges. It stimulates strategic science collaborations to benefit the UK and concentrate on wider policy goals. And lastly, it harnesses international technology partnerships and investment to mount taking place UK touch ahead produce an effect-accomplishment


We reach agreement UK opportunities once New Zealand skills to jointly manufacture innovations which can be exploited commercially or which add together the effectiveness and delivery of doling out facilities. Opportunities arise in particular in the agriculture and biotechnology fields, health technologies, sensors and big data, and instrumentation.

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We arrange visits to New Zealand by groups of UK specialists to meet and discuss collaborations following their NZ counterparts


We host some five or six missions each year to New Zealand, usually at the grow primeval of a large national or international conference, so that researchers may meet many New Zealanders in one location again a quick era of era.