Research and Enterprise opportunities

This new series brings you the latest opportunities for funding, external engagement and training.

This edition includes commercialisation opportunities with the CSIRO ON Prime program. Find out about the Australian Research Council (ARC) 2025 Discovery grant two-stage process, and applications for post-doctoral grants worth $365,000 over two years for STEM and HASS topics, plus opportunities in public health and education.

ON Prime

Applications for the CSIRO ON Prime round 15 are now open. Visit the ON Prime website for more information or contact to discuss your project and if it might benefit from the program.

Want to find out more about the ON Prime program? Register for an upcoming applicant briefing session:

Two ACU teams completed the 2023 CSIRO-funded ON Prime program translating research into commercialisation, with one being accepted to the CSIRO On Accelerate program for advanced start-up opportunities.

The ON Prime round 15 application window closes at 5pm (AEDT) on Wednesday 14 February.

Australia’s Economic Accelerator Seed Grant

The Commonwealth Department of Education launched the pilot-scale grants program for the Australia Economic Accelerator Seed Tranche 3 (AEA). Applications due 9 February.

Education Horizon (Qld only)

2024 Education Horizon research grants has a total funding pool of $1.25m available to support priority research in education. Applications due 12 February.

Queensland Health Targeted Clinical Research Fellowships (TCRF)

TCRF program supports Queensland Health clinicians including medical, nursing, dental, allied health professionals and clinical scientists to undertake research linked to their practice. Applications close 19 February.

Public Health and Chronic Disease Program - Improving Health Outcomes for Priority Populations of Women and Girls

The Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care has announced the Public Health and Chronic Disease Program to improve health outcomes for women and girls in Australia and reduce health inequities across priority populations. Applications due 16 February.

National Intelligence Community Research Program


Applications for post-doctoral grants worth $365,000 over two years for STEM and HASS topics close 16 February. Collaboration with Australian start-up companies strongly encouraged.

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ARC Discovery webinar

Catch up on a webinar about the new two-stage application process – EOI and full proposal (invitation only) – for the ARC 2025 Discovery Projects round. EOIs for the 2025 round close in February 2024.

NSW TechVouchers
Apply for the NSW Government's TechVoucher program and your project could receive up to $50,000 in research collaboration grants.
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