Innovation Connections - Information Session

Course description

Are you a researcher who is engaging with an Australian business that has operated for at least three consecutive years, and within the current or previous two years had an annual turnover of at least $1.5M (or $750,000 for remote or northern Australia)?

You may be able to access Innovation Connection - a non-competitive program that funds research activities.

Join this information session by David Monck, Innovation Connection facilitator, to hear more about the program.

Innovation Connection facilitators provide guidance to match businesses with researchers to address knowledge or research related issues. David will be able to answer your questions in addition to providing insight into the program.

Activities that can be funded through the ongoing program include:

  • Research Placement: the placement of a researcher in the business to work collaboratively on a specific Innovation Connections project in order to develop and implement a new idea with commercial potential (up to a maximum of $50,000, matched by business partner);
  • Business Research Placement: the placement of a participants' own research employee into a Publicly Funded Research Organisation to work collaboratively on a  specific Innovation Connections project and access to research infrastructure (up to a maximum of $50,000, matched by business partner);
  • Graduate Placement: the employment of a graduate or post graduate into the Participant's business to undertake a specific Innovation Connections project collaboratively with a Publicly Funded Research Organisation (up to a maximum of $30,000, matched by business partner).

Researchers of any discipline can be involved in this program; the funds provide support to businesses operating in the Growth Sectors, as well as the Enabling Technologies and Services to the Growth Sectors.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, contact Mary Lyons, Senior Research Grants Officer, at mary.lyons@flinders.edu.au.

Type of course

Information Session

Who should attend

  • Researchers interested in finding out more about the Innovations Connections program

What you will learn

  • Details of the program
  • Eligibility requirements
  • How to access further information and support

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