Research and innovation capabilities

Ara aims to support the drivers of innovation and be the creators of solutions related to our community's needs.

We encourage the development of research projects for staff and students, with our business and industry partners.

In 2018, some excellent research projects were published and gained worldwide attention. You can read more about nine topics here in our new research booklet.

Our Research Office can help facilitate collaborations between Ara and local industry with:

  • partnership opportunities
  • research and development capability
  • industry consulting

To discuss your project and research ideas please contact researchoffice@ara.ac.nz.