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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.

◾Have an head office, branch, office, outlet or shop within the City of Melbourne municipality
◾Are a small business with no more than 30 full-time employees or part-time equivalent
◾Qualify to enter one or more of the five Awards categories
Nominations close 30th September, 2014.
The Australian Academy of Science invites nominations from Australian-based early career researchers to attend the 65th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau (dedicated to of Physics, Physiology or Medicine and Chemistry), to be held in Lindau in Germany, 28 June – 3 July 2015. The Science and Industry Endowment Fund is providing financial support through the Science and Industry Endowment Fund – Australian Academy of Science Fellowships to the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings for Australian attendance at the Meeting.
Applications are now open for the second round of the Napthine Government’s prestigious $1.8 million Victorian Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Program.

The Minister for Innovation, Louise Asher said the fellowships, which honour a 2010 election commitment, are strengthening Victoria’s innovation capabilities by enabling talented young researchers to work at world leading research centres before returning to Victoria.