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Notice for new project applicants:
We are currently in the process of transitioning to our new platforms, Mahuika and Maui.
Effective immediately, all new projects will be assessed for allocation on the new platforms, with expected start dates in August. If there is a delay in bringing Mahuika or Maui online, there will be a delay in the start date of these projects. We will notify you if there are any significant changes to the current timeline. If you have questions, please contact (link sends e-mail).

Completing your application


Read our Frequently Asked Questions below and Access Policy.

The Access Policy will also be sent to you upon submitting a proposal. Read online here


Decide which allocation you're applying for and click the Start button.

Proposal Development: Proposal Development allocations represent a preparatory phase for larger projects, These proposals provide a limited allocation to build a case for a Merit allocation.

Merit: Merit allocations often follow successful completion of Proposal Development allocations. Relevant experience and success in running their codes must be demonstrated on HPC platforms prior to receiving a Merit allocation. These can only be submitted when there is an open Call for Applications, see the calls timetable for more information

Postgraduate: For research projects of postgraduate students.

Institution: For institutional subscribers.


Fill in proposal application form online.

All submissions will receive a confirmation email.


Your proposal will be reviewed.

A member of NeSI will be in contact to discuss next steps. If you have any questions in the meantime please use our support form.