A research institute operating as a limited liability company.
We are a research institute operating as a limited liability company owned by the New Zealand government, with an independent Board of Directors.
This unique structure allows us to:
- focus on strategically important science at a national level
- engage in the full spectrum of science from basic research through to product development and consultancy services
- undertake work for both the public and private sectors
- operate internationally as well as within New Zealand
- as a company, operate financially independently
- have autonomy and self-determination
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