The 29 grantees announced will receive funds totalling $1.422 million to support a range of early stage research translation/commercialisation activities including proof of concept, market testing and early prototyping of projects.
Industry, Innovation and Science Minister Greg Hunt has announced 14 new Bridging Grants worth more than $660,000.
The Global Connections fund is pleased to present the outcomes of the Priming Grant round for 2016.
EOI submitted: 172
EOI approved: 123 (EOI approval rate ~ 72%)
EOI rejected: 49
PGA final for review: 108 (88% of approved EOI)
PGA approved after review: 74 (69%)
Applications by Priority Area & Economy
Priority Areas vs Priority Economies
This is not part of the Global Connections Fund activities or projects but may be of interest.
The Australia-China Young Scientists Exchange Program (YSEP) is a joint initiative funded by the Australian Department of Industry Innovation and Science and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). It is supported by the Commonwealth of Australia under the Australia-China Science and Research Fund (science and research knowledge exchange). The 2016 exchanges will take place 25 July- 6 August (Chinese scientists to Australia) and 30 October-11 November (Australian scientists to China)
The Australian Government and the Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) today launch a new initiative to build sustainable global linkages for Australian SMEs and researchers in the area of science and technology.