Cooperative research centre projects (CRC-P) grants now open

Eligible projects can apply for matched funding up to $3 million under the Commonwealth Government’s CRC-P Round 15.


CRC-P grants are available for up to three years and provide funding for short-term research collaborations. Matched funding is available between $100,000 and $3 million.

Projects must:

  • Develop a product, service or process that will solve problems for industry and deliver real outcomes
  • Benefit small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs)
  • Include education and training activities.

Businesses can use the funding to cover costs directly related to the project, including:

  • New research
  • Proof of concept activities
  • Pre-commercialisation of research outcomes
  • Industry-focused education and training activities
  • Conferences, workshops and symposia related to the joint research
  • Information sharing and communications related to the research.

Applications are open until 14 September 2023.

For eligibility and guidelines, and to make an application, visit the website.

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