Other Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities from sources other than the Defence Innovation Partnership will be listed here as they become available.
 

The Road Home 2019 Project Grant Round

The Road Home 2019 Project Grant Round

The Road Home is pleased to invite applications for its 2019 The Road Home Project Grant Round.

Grants are available for research projects into the health and wellbeing of veterans, emergency service personnel and their families. The theme for this year is ‘Families’. This can include areas as broad as (but not limited to):

  • Research projects focusing on Military and First Responder Families
  • The concept of Post-Traumatic Growth and its impact on family welfare
  • The impact on families of Gender differences in PTSD or Female Veterans and First responders
  • Family and domestic violence in an Australia Defence Force context
  • Rates of anxiety in defence children and how they compare to the general population

Applications close: Wednesday 21 August 3:59pm (ACST)

Empowering Australian researchers to attract the resources they need to create impact

Empowering Australian researchers to attract the resources they need to create impact

ON Prime empowers Australian researchers to attract the resources they need to create impact.

Purpose built for researchers, our hands-on learning program provides you with skills to take your projects and career forward, navigating the changing research landscape. ON Prime is a national program open to researchers from Australian universities and public research organisations. The program is open to researchers at any stage of their project, in any discipline.

Applications Close: 22 July 2019

Boeing Defence Australia and Flinders University :PHD scholarship in Robotics

Boeing Defence Australia and Flinders University :PHD scholarship in Robotics

The Flinders University Centre for Maritime Engineering in collaboration with Boeing Defence Australia invites applications from highly motivated graduates seeking to undertake a PhD in Robotics specialising in the field of Autonomous Marine Vehicles Two Ph.D Scholarships are available to work on the following two respective projects: 

  • Collaborative Autonomous Vessel Guidance for Monitoring an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Swarm

  • Launch and Recovery of a Small Autonomous Underwater Vehicle from a larger Underwater Vessel

Full details.

Applications Close: 9 August 2019

Defence Innovation Hub

Defence Innovation Hub

The Defence Innovation Hub is an initiative of the 2016 Defence Industry Policy Statement and will invest around $640 million over the decade to 2025-26 in maturing and further developing technologies that have moved from the early science stages into the engineering and development stages of the innovation process. It is an exciting initiative that will pull together research institutions, academia, industry and innovative technologies.

Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre

Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre

Supported by the Commonwealth Government, the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) is calling for Australian manufacturers to submit their project ideas, with the new $4 million Advanced Manufacturing Early Stage Research Fund (AMESRF) to help take their concepts to the next level.

Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grant

Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grant

Defence-related businesses may be eligible for a grant of up to $1 million to invest in projects that build capabilities aligned with Defence’s stated Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities.

Apply for a Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grant

The Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grants aim to ensure Australian businesses have the capacity and resilience to support Defence’s most critical capabilities.

To be eligible for this grant, you must be an Australian small-to-medium sized business. Grants may be used to fund capital equipment (including specialist software and security infrastructure), design and engineering, or workforce training and accreditations. Grants range from $50,000 to $1 million and are provided on a 50:50 matched funding basis. Decisions about investment will be driven by Defence capability needs.

Innovation Connections

Innovation Connections

Innovation Connections provides small and medium sized businesses with access to expert technology advice to address technology and knowledge gaps, and collaborate with the research sector in developing new ideas with commercial potential. Support includes up to $50,000 in matched funding to work on collaborative projects.

Accelerating Commercialisation

Accelerating Commercialisation

Accelerating Commercialisation provides businesses with access to expert advice and matched funding of up to $1 million to cover eligible commercialisation costs to help them to take novel products, processes and services to market.

Incubator Support - Expert-in-Residence

Incubator Support - Expert-in-Residence

Incubator Support - Expert-in-Residence provides business incubators with grants of up to $100,000 to access top quality research, managerial and technical talent through incoming and outgoing secondments of national or international experts. This expertise aims to increase the capabilities of incubators and improve the chance of commercial success for start-ups in international markets.