Funding Boost Takes Small Projects to International Markets

Media Release Wednesday 19th June 2018

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

  • Minister for Jobs and Innovation
  • Senator for Western Australia

With financial support from the Australian Government, researchers in Adelaide will head to the largest almond producing country in the world—the US— to trial their new variety of almonds in the hope of creating massive sales in its nurseries.

The University of Adelaide’s almond breeding program is just one of 38research and small-to-medium enterprise (SME) projects being boosted with $7000 Priming Grants, in the latest round of grants offered under the Global Connections Fund (GCF).

Full media release here.