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Applications can only be submitted via a BPA R&D partner or a university.

To be eligible for funding, projects must:

  • Add value to, or create value from, a biological by-product or secondary stream
  • Be led by a BPA R&D partner (AgResearch, Scion, Plant & Food Research and Callaghan Innovation) or a New Zealand university
  • Involve an industry partner who can make a cash and/or in-kind contribution to the project
  • Have clearly identified economic, environmental and/or social benefits

Before you submit, please ensure that:

  • All parties have signed the application
  • All the required fields have been completed
  • There is a clear project plan, with defined time frames for deliverables and clear criteria for any go/no-go decisions
  • All parties are clear about the IP arrangements, and understand the BPA’s guiding principles with regard to IP
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