BioMelbourne Network
Progressing BioIndustry

Grants & Awards

Grants and Awards play a vital role in assisting biotechnology and research organisations access capital to fund the ongoing development of projects.

Government grants and awards are available to biotechnology and research organisations at local, state and federal level. There are also a number of international grants that are available to fund specific collaborative activities between Australian / Victorian organisations and international groups.

The grants and awards environment is one that rapidly changes, so we encourage you to watch this site for updates, submission dates and links to the various grant programs that are available.

If you know of any relevant grants or awards that are not included on our site, and you think they should be, please contact us.

March
Help recognise Australia’s best scientists and innovators, by nominating them for one of the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.

The prizes are:
- $250 000 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science
- $250 000 Prime Minister’s Prize for the Commercial Application of Science (new prize)
- $50 000 Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year
- $50 000 Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year
The BioMelbourne Network is very pleased to announce the launch of our inaugural “Women in Leadership” awards, to celebrate, honour and profile outstanding women in the biotechnology, medtech and healthcare technology sector.

These new awards are designed to celebrate women who exhibit leadership in their fields of expertise and have made outstanding contributions to advancing the industry.
April
MedTech's Got Talent is a unique entrepreneurship challenge supporting emerging entrepreneurs to develop and refine skills in pitching a business concept, developing a technology roadmap and launching commercialisation activities for their medical technology innovations. There is no charge to participate, and participants tap into real resources (money, expertise, network) to ideally position themselves for start-up success.