Research funding

Our research is well supported with funding from the New Zealand government and local and international industries, including:

  • Foundation for Research, Science and Technology - NERF grants to Prof Johnston and a number of FRST RFI subcontracts with the University of Auckland (Intelligent Polymers, Hybrid Plastics and Materials Accelerator) Scion (Thermally Responsive Packaging and Barrier Coatings)
  • MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology
  • World Gold Council, London
  • Wools of New Zealand (Ilkley, UK)
  • New Zealand Merino Company
  • Wool Industry Research
  • Polymer Group
  • Hemptech
  • New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, (UK and Milan)
  • AgResearch
  • Victoria University of Wellington
  • Viclink
  • RTZ, Australia
  • Imerys (UK)
  • International Paper (USA)
  • TEC (High Achiever and Enterprise Doctoral Scholarships)