Funding for external projects
BRANZ seeks to fund innovative and practical projects that align with the priorities and research themes identified in the Building Research Levy prospectus.
Proposals must provide evidence that the project put forward is addressing the research questions and is aligned with the research priorities.
Proposal assessment process
Proposals undergo a rigorous assessment process to make sure the work funded by the Building Research Levy is of a high standard.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) participates in this advisory group to recognise the connection between Levy-funded research and government regulatory and policy direction.
The research priorities for each financial year are guided by the BRANZ portfolio and Levy investment signals that are outlined in the Building Research Levy investment portfolio statement.
Research providers who are seeking Building Research Levy funding should align their research to these priorities when submitting a proposal.
Find out more about funding for external providers
To enquire about accessing funding for potential research collaboration or BRANZ’s investment and stewardship of the Building Research Levy, email firstname.lastname@example.org.