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Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

Last updated 21 September 2017
Last updated 09/21/2017

Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Auckland will be the first to take advantage of the Government’s $35 million investment partnership in ‘Entrepreneurial Universities’, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Paul Goldsmith announced today.

The Entrepreneurial Universities fund aims to attract world-leading entrepreneurial academics to New Zealand, setting up their laboratories and teams in our universities. Approximately $4 million will be awarded annually over 4 years in the first funding round to one Victoria University of Wellington programme and two University of Auckland programmes.

Read Minister Goldsmith’s press release on the Beehive website.

For more information visit the Entrepreneurial Universities page.