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Innovation Fund eligibility and how to apply

Hoe ki angitū has been designed to support a range of private and non-government sector innovators, and innovations at various stages of the innovation cycle, to develop solutions that have the potential to deliver real impact for our transport system. 

Who can apply?

Hoe ki angitū is only open to the private sector and non-government sectors, which includes:

  • start-ups
  • iwi
  • domestic and international companies
  • community groups
  • research institutions
  • university groups

Making an application

Applications for round two open in February 2023.

Applicants will need to complete an application form that describes their response to one of the current challenges.

Example application form [DOCX, 390 KB]

Our focus is on supporting innovators to help us solve transport problems. We encourage applicants to contact the Innovation Fund team by emailing innovation@nzta.govt.nz if they need support with the application process or have any other queries about Hoe ki angitū.

To talk to a team member email innovation@nzta.govt.nz

What are the assessment criteria? 

There are five key assessment criteria. Each will be scored out of 10. These are:  

  • innovation – how innovative is the solution?
  • strategic fit – how does it solve the problem?
  • feasibility – is the innovation likely to succeed and is it scalable?
  • methodology – is there a clear approach or plan?
  • te ao Māori alignment – how will your solution benefit Māori?

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Frequently asked questions