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Energy Technology Platform science fund open for applications

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The Advanced Energy Technology Platform aims to advance the development of a dynamic and world-class energy technology research capability for New Zealand. The Platform will focus on research in the engineering, physical and biological sciences, and will prioritise transformative, creative and potentially disruptive research to help define future global energy opportunities and accelerate technology towards commercialisation.

Up to $50 million in funding over seven years is available through the Advanced Energy Technology Platform.

Applying for funding from the Advanced Energy Technology Platform comprises two phases:

Registration: from 20 November 2019 until 12 noon, 18 December 2019

Submission of full proposals: from 20 November 2019 until 12 noon, 11 March 2020

See the 2019 Call for Proposals and our Advanced Energy Technology platform webpages for details on the eligibility, application and assessment process.

We will be hosting an Advanced Energy Technology Platform Information Session in Wellington on 10 December 2019.

At this session we will outline the vision and intent of the investment, discuss the assessment criteria and application process, and answer potential applicant’ queries or concerns in an open forum.

For attendance details, email us at

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