All businesses seek growth – the Business Growth Team can help by offering free support, connections and access to funding. You don’t have to be on the Park to access this service as we work with businesses across the Waikato.

Am I eligible for funding:

If your business can say ‘yes’ to just one of these characteristics, it’s worth talking to our team to find out how we can help with support or funding:

  • high-growth aspirations
  • export focus
  • innovative products and/or services
  • technology driven

What funding do we deliver?

We deliver funding opportunities for eligible businesses and Maori Trusts throughout the Waikato region.  

 

NZTE Capability Voucher Funding

NZTE Capability Development Vouchers are available to businesses to use as partial payment towards the cost of capability development and training in the following areas: Business Planning, Business Systems, Business Sustainability, Capital Raising, Export, Finance, Governance, Lean Manufacturing / Business Operations, Managing Resources, and Marketing.

  • Co-fund 50% up to a maximum of $5000 per year
  • Capability Development Training for Management
  • Business must cover remaining 50% of total cost

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Callaghan Innovation Funding

A range of R&D grants to add scale, depth and return to your R&D Investment. Whether you're a young start-up, an established R&D performer, or want to bring students on board to assist in your R&D activities. When we know what you need, we can connect you with the right funding to help your R&D get ahead.

  • Funding for research and development
  • Co-fund up to 40% of total cost
  • Business must cover remaining 60% of total cost

 

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How can I access funding?

If you would like to access funding for Capability development or Research and Development to grow your business:

  • Step 1 - Register your business on the Regional Business Partners website register online at https://app.regionalbusinesspartners.co.nz/Business/SelfRegister.
  • Step 2 - Our friendly Business Growth team will contact you and arrange a meeting
  • Step 3 - We will support you to access any funding you are eligible for business growth

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Contact a Representative >

07 857 0538
businessgrowth@wipltd.co.nz