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Catalyst: Seeding

Facilitates new small and medium pre-research strategic partnerships that cannot be supported through other means, and with a view to developing full collaborations that could be supported through Catalyst: Strategic over time.

Current status

The Catalyst: Seeding Paenga-whāwhā April 2024 Call is now open. The closing date for New Zealand applications was 18 Hōngongoi July 2024.

To keep the success rate for Catalyst: Seeding General applications high in response to an expected increase in applications, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has increased their funding for Catalyst: Seeding by $1.045 million for the 2023-2024 financial year. A total of $3.045 million is available for investment through Catalyst: Seeding in the financial year.

If you have any queries about making an application please email International.Applications@royalsociety.org.nz