Institutional Project

You are eligible to be considered for an Institutional Project allocation if you work for or study at one of the institutions that is a NeSI Collaborator, or has a Subscription to the NeSI HPC Compute & Analytics Service. NeSI Project proposals must meet the following criteria:

  • The underpinning research programme (that requires access to NeSI HPC services to achieve the objectives of the research) supports the Government’s Science Goals.
  • Evidence that the Institution supports the research to be carried out in the NeSI Project.   A primary test is the source of the funding for the research that the Proposal supports. Any of the following meet this requirement if the NeSI Project supports a component or components of research funded by:
    • MBIE
    • Health Research Council
    • Royal Society of New Zealand, e.g. Marsden grants
    • SSIF programme (previously known as CRI Core funding)
    • Research programmes forming part of a National Science Challenge
    • Research programmes forming part of a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE)
    • A Central Government agency
    • Local Government
    • An academic Department (e.g. Doctoral student)
  • The applicant (who will be the "Project Owner" should the application be successful) must be a named investigator in the underpinning Research Project.

Note: If you are a postgraduate student at a Collaborator or Subscribing institution, you will very likely be considered for an Institutional Project Allocation, rather than a Postgraduate Project Allocation.

The How Applications are Reviewed section provides additional important information for applicants.

To learn more about NeSI Projects, and to apply please review the content of the section entitled Applying for a NeSI Project



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