Turnbull Government helping 74 Australian businesses tap into global expertise with $7,000 grants

Seventy-four Australian small and medium businesses and researchers will receive $7,000 in priming grants from the Turnbull Government to develop innovative products and services for Australian and international markets The grants have been awarded under the Government’s $4.9 million Global Connection Fund, which supports Australian businesses and researchers to work with their international counterparts on…

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Turnbull Government to provide grants of up to $3 million for businesses to collaborate with scientists and researchers

The Turnbull Government has today announced the opening of a new funding round under the Cooperative Research Centres Programme. Collaborations between industry and researchers can now apply for up to $3 million over three years to develop products, services or processes that will solve problems for Australian industries. The grants are being offered through the…

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Turnbull Government linking small and medium businesses with scientists and researchers to help drive innovation

The Turnbull Government today announced the new STEM⁺ Business Fellowship program which is providing $7.9 million to support links between businesses and researchers to increase productivity and develop new products. The STEM⁺ Business Fellowship program provides grants of up to $105,000 per annum to help small and medium businesses undertake two to three year projects…

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$11.3 million to commercialise Australians’ smart ideas

The Turnbull Government today announced that twenty businesses across Australia will be offered $11.3 million in Entrepreneurs’ Programme grants to help them break into new and international markets. A 3-D printed jaw joint replacement, termite-proof building materials and a safer way to store grain outdoors are amongst the diverse products and services that will be…

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Grants to help businesses meet public sector challenges

The Turnbull Government today launched a new pilot programme to help drive innovation within Australian small and medium businesses whilst addressing Government service delivery challenges. The Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) selected five challenges set by different Government agencies, ranging across biosecurity, child protection, water markets and policy design. Eligible businesses can apply for…

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Turnbull Government invests $10 million to get science, technology, engineering and maths into classrooms

As part of National Science Week, the Turnbull Government will provide $10 million for CSIRO to extend the Scientist and Mathematicians in Schools programme. The programme links practising scientists, mathematicians, engineers and IT professionals with classroom teachers and their students. “The Turnbull Government is focused on inspiring the next generation of young Australians to be…

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CSIRO partnering with universities to commercialise science and research

The Turnbull Government is committed to bringing Australia’s best and brightest research minds together with the skills and capabilities of world-leading commercialisation experts who can help make their ideas a reality. As part of this commitment, CSIRO has already partnered with 20 Australian universities to fast-track the commercialisation of their science and research. “This will…

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Securing the future of one of Australia’s brightest research assets

The Australian and Victorian governments have confirmed that ownership of the Australian Synchrotron has been officially transferred to the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), in the lead up to National Science Week. The integration follows the $520 million 10-year operational funding package announced late last year under the National Innovation and Science Agenda…

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