Undertaking R&D and applying the outcomes

Our Work

Trident undertakes two types of project:

Research & Development (R&D)
R&D projects are funded by Trident’s shareholders with the aim of developing innovative systems and processes that support effective and efficient management of New Zealand fisheries. Where possible, we obtain co-funding to support shareholder investment in R&D.
Contracted research
Trident undertakes contracted research where we apply our R&D outcomes to provide contracted stock or fishery- specific research services. We aim to provide high-quality research at a fair price. Margins on contracted research projects are re-invested in Trident’s R&D programme.

Our R&D and contracted projects can both be categorised into three broad areas: