Funding Opportunities

Catalyst: Seeding provides funding for a number of pre-existing and new programme calls which support its objectives and the outcomes of the Catalyst Fund. An overview of included programmes and key dates are given in the tables below.

Table 1: Annual call timeline

Call

Open Date

Close Date

Programmes

JANUARY

26 January 2017

20 April 2017

  • General
  • New Zealand – Germany Science & Technology Programme

APRIL

27 April 2017

20 July 2017

  • General

JULY

TBC – Last week July

TBC – 2nd week October

  • General – TBC
  • Dumont d’Urville NZ-France Science & Technology Support Programme – TBC
  • New Zealand – Japan Joint Research Programme – TBC

Please note: Specific programme information is updated at each call release.

Table 2: Catalyst: Seeding programmes

Programme

Type

Partner

Application(s) Required

Allowable expenses

NZ$ Funding

(GST exclusive)

General

International

New Zealand

Travel, research expenses, expenses related to hosting workshops

Up to $80,000 in total for up to two years

Bilateral sub-programme

New Zealand – Germany Science & Technology Programme

Germany

New Zealand and Germany

Travel and related expenses

Up to $12,000 in total for up to two years

Dumont d’Urville NZ-France Science & Technology Support Programme

France

New Zealand and France

Travel and related expenses

Up to $6,000 per researcher trip for two trips over 24 months

New Zealand – Japan Joint Research Programme

Japan

New Zealand and Japan

Travel, research expenses

Up to $30,000 per annum for up to two years