Grants & Funding

Grants and funding 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.

$32 million available to support vital translational health research

5 September 2019 Applications open 2 October 2019 & close 27 November 2019 The Morrison Government is opening the door for Australian researchers through a $32 million investment that will support innovative solutions to the nation’s most pressing…

Second Round of Department of Industry, Innovation and Science SME Export Hubs Initiative opens

27 August 2019 (Applications close – 19 September) The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is pleased to announce the second round of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Export Hubs Initiative is now open for expressions of…

REDI Program- Applications reopened

30 July 2019 (Applications close – 19 September) The MRFF Researcher Exchange and Development with Industry (REDI) initiative was announced earlier this year. The Government is seeking a single national provider for a program to promote industry collaboration…

NHMRC Sets the Open, Minimum Data and Close Dates for 2020 Major Grant Schemes

1 July 2019 (First Grant Opened – 2 Oct 19 / Last Grant Closes – 6 May 2020) NHMRC sets the open, minimum data and close dates for 2020 major grant schemes. More information

Entrepreneurs’ Programme

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme is the Australian Government’s flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity. It forms part of the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda. The programme offers support to businesses through four elements: Accelerating Commercialisation – helps…

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