The Australian Government is inviting applications for Round Two of its Global Innovation Linkages Program.
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science will provide Australian businesses and researchers with matched funding of up to $1 million per project to collaborate with global partners on strategically focused, leading-edge research and development.
The Program will support projects focussed on developing high quality products, services or processes that respond to industry challenges.
To be eligible your project must be in at least one of the following priority areas;
Advanced Manufacturing – www.amgc.org.au
Food and Agribusiness – www.fial.com.au
Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals – www.mtpconnect.org.au
Mining Equipment, Technology and Services – www.metsignited.org
Oil, Gas and Energy Resources – www.nera.org.au
Cyber security – www.austcyber.com
Program objectives are to: build linkages with global economies to enable Australia to improve research and business performance, and access international supply chains and global markets; contribute to improving the competitiveness, productivity and sustainability of Australian and global economies in line with government priorities; foster high quality solutions to identified end user challenges through international collaborative research partnerships between industry, research organisations and global partners and to encourage and facilitate small and medium enterprise (SME) participation in collaborative research.
The maximum grant amount is AU$1 million over a maximum period of 4 years.
For more information please go to business.gov.au or call 13 28 46.