About the Global Connections Fund

The Australian Academy of Technology & Engineering (the Academy), supported by the Australian Government, created the Global Connection Fund (GCF) project to provide an exciting set of opportunities for innovation with a global focus.

The Academy is building on its extensive experience in delivering Priming Grants into Australia and Europe.  The GCF is all about enabling either Australian SMEs and/or Researchers engage with SMEs and Researcher counterparts in identified key global priority economies.

A new class of funding, Bridging Grants are aimed at supporting projects moving through the proof of concept phase.

Download the GCF factsheet here.