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Building Research Levy Prospectus 2018/2019 - CLOSED

The 2018/19 Building Research Levy Prospectus sets out key themes and priorities that BRANZ will be looking to invest Building Research Levy in.

BRANZ has a portfolio approach to its investment of the Building Research Levy. This is an integrated investment approach to deliver better outcomes in the built environment and make a positive difference to New Zealanders.

There are four main components in our current portfolio: 

  • Multi-year, multi-disciplinary programmes of work;
  • Stand-alone projects;
  • Key initiatives that underpin transfer of accessible knowledge to industry; and
  • Strategic initiatives aimed at driving industry level change and transformation. 

The focus of this Prospectus is a call for stand-alone research proposals responding to questions in three themes:  

  • New technologies;
  • Lifting productivity; and
  • Innovation. 

Download the 2018/19 Building Research Levy Prospectus and 2018/19 Expression of Interest template.


BRANZ uses a two-stage process. A short Expression of Interest is assessed, then successful applicants are invited to submit a full application. Information about the process and timetable is contained in the Prospectus. Key dates are:

  • Expressions of interest submitted by 5pm on 22 June 2018 - CLOSED
  • Full applications submitted by 5pm on 8 August 2018 - CLOSED
  • Applications approved, and announcements made by 1 September 2018 - CLOSED

Terms and Conditions

Applicants must comply with the terms and conditions for this Prospectus. Download the Terms and Conditions.