For Aotearoa New Zealand to be a place where science-based insight and innovation is valued for its contribution to people's lives and inspires them and their communities in their aspirations.


Championing and supporting the contribution of the CRIs to the economic, environmental, social and cultural wellbeing of Aotearoa New Zealand.

We do this by supporting understanding of how our members’ research and its application contributes to an inclusive, sustainable and prosperous New Zealand.

We encourage investment into science research and application as a critical component in creating New Zealand's opportunities for the 21st century.

We assist decision makers at all levels of government, business and sectors to develop and implement quality policy and regulations.