Cooperative Research Centers Program

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The Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) Grants Round 12, supports industry-led collaborations between industry, researchers and the community.

The program is a proven model for linking researchers with industry to focus on research and development towards use and commercialisation.

The Australian Government has announced a total of $773 million over for years for the program from 2021-22 to 2024-25.


ARE YOU AN AUSTRALIAN COMPANY:

  • Undertaking trading activities, which are enough to be called a trading corporation and is a major (not minor) part of your overall activity;
  • Have project partners that include:
  • 2 Australian industry organisations (including at least 1 SME); and
  •  1 Australian research organisation.The Cooperative Research Centre’s Program – Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) Grants Round 12, supports industry-led collaborations between industry, researchers and the community.

THE OBJECTIVES OF THE CRC-P ROUND 12 PROGRAM ARE TO:

  • Improve the competitiveness, productivity and sustainability of Australian industries;
  • Foster high quality research to solve industry-identified problems through industry-led and outcome-focused collaborative research; and
  • Encourage and facilitate SME participation in collaborative research.

VALUE

The CRC-P Round 12 will provide co-funded grant amounts of between $100,000 to $3,000,000 with the grant amount to be up to 50% of eligible project expenditure. The grant opportunity will support projects with the following focus areas:

  • The six National Manufacturing Priorities of resource technology and critical mineral processing, food and beverage, medical products, recycling and clean energy, defence and space;
  • mRNA-based therapeutics including vaccines and treatments for infectious diseases, cancer immunotherapy treatments, replacement therapies for abnormal of deficient proteins and enhancement cell therapy; and
  • Various other stipulated focus areas as per the below Eligibility Guidelines.

Open date: 5 October 2021

Close date: 16 November 2021, 5pm AEDT


DOWNLOAD THE ELIGIBILTY GUIDELINES HERE >>

For more information

If you have any questions or require further information on eligibility, please contact Jessica Olivier (Sydney) or Steve Elias (Perth) to discuss this in more detail.

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