Operational & Guidance Documents
Subcontractor Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions govern how funding is used to perform the research required to be carried out under the NSCIC and Challenge Programme Agreements made in accordance with the NSCIC.
Intellectual Property Management Plan
This IP Plan sets out how the Challenge Members intend to manage the intellectual property arising from Challenge Programmes to maximise the benefit of that Project IP for New Zealand.
The following guidelines have been created to help you recognise and promote your involvement with New Zealand’s Biological Heritage National Science Challenge.
Conflict of interest policy
The integrity of the review process that underpins the allocation of funding to research proposals is critical to the Challenge.
Criteria for project leads and providers
In the BioHeritage Challenge, one of the most important considerations for us is the choice of Co-Leaders for our research investments, and thus the Lead Provider that employs them, because our focus is on investment for national-scale impact.
Prioritising the priorities
Prioritising research needs is a common task for researchers especially in the biological heritage space. Here's how we did it for Tranche 2.
Logic framework – draft
BioHeritage Tranche 2 logic framework
Best practice guidelines for partnering with Māori
Working in partnership with Māori underpins everything we do in Tranche 2. This is particularly important in our investments. It is our belief that to create impact and long-term benefit we must adequately resource Māori to participate fully in New Zealand’s science and innovation system.
Annual workplan template
Our aim in Tranche 2 of the BioHeritage Challenge is to empower the ‘right teams’ to actively plan and manage their research and related activities. This template should help you in doing so.
The BioHeritage step-by-step timeline and framework for investment decision-making
Criteria and guidelines for investment
We're not holding any contestable funding rounds for Tranche 2, but we want to be as transparent as possible about how we're putting teams together.
Communications plan template
The goal of this plan is to provide transparency in developing research investments.
Building the right teams – for SLG
This short document provides some guidance for SLG, Knowledge Brokers, and research leads as we construct the ‘right teams’ forcollective impact in Challenge and NRT investments.
Why get involved with the Challenge?
Curious about the BioHeritage Challenge but not sure you want to be a part of it? Read this pdf to discover what we're all about.
Ngā Rākau Taketake Key Performance Indicators
Ngā Rākau Taketake (plant pathogen workstream) Key Performance Indicators
BioHeritage Key Performance Indicators
The BioHeritage Challenge's Key Performance Indicators
A quick run-down of all the things you might need to know as SLG or Co-Lead.
Operating principles, values, diversity, inclusion and codes of conduct
A one-page summary of our guidelines
Equity, diversity, access and inclusion policy
We are inclusive, respectful of difference, and value the diverse peoples of our varied communities.