There are various research and funding opportunities which are available to innovators, business and industry. See below for more information or, to find out how these opportunities may apply to you and benefit your innovation, business or industry, contact THE LINK.
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Research and Funding Opportunities
ECU has a breadth and depth in research capabilities and is interested to work collaboratively with business and other organisations for the benefit of all parties and the wider community. The University actively encourages its academics to collaborate and provides support across all types of interactions.
Funding through Research Collaboration
By collaborating with a research institute such as ECU, organisations can maximise the value of their research spend through access to certain funding schemes. THE LINK has knowledge and understanding across a broad range of research funding opportunities, some of which include:
ARC Linkage Projects Scheme
Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme
ECU Collaborative Enhancement Scheme (ECU CES)
ECU Industry Collaboration Scheme (ECU ICS)
NHMRC Partnership Projects scheme
THE LINK can assist you with your research and development needs by • identifying relevant research funding opportunities through access to comprehensive research funding databases • making the necessary connections, including introductions to ECU researchers who are experts in your field of interest / innovation • facilitating research project requirements, funding applications, agreements including but not limited to IP and collaboration.
For more information on how these opportunities could benefit your business / industry, or to connect to ECU researchers in your field of interest / innovation, contact THE LINK team on +618 6304 2211 or email [email protected].
City of Joondalup – Innovation Fund
THE LINK Team can help you identify grants that may assist in your field of innovation. One such grant is the City of Joondalup – Innovation Fund. The aim of the Fund is to foster innovative ideas and concepts that will contribute towards developing entrepreneurial and enterprising business activities in the Digital Spectrum, in the City of Joondalup. The Innovation Fund grants are allocated on a competitive basis to applicants who demonstrate that they meet the eligibility and assessment criteria.
Projects should demonstrate the introduction of new digital innovations and/or technology, that they will stimulate business and economic activity, and not involve planning, research or feasibility studies.
The Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentive encourages business investment in R&D by reducing the cost and risk of R&D for eligible businesses. The incentive provides a generous entitlement to eligible businesses of all sizes in all industry sectors. Full details, including available tax offsets and eligibility criteria, are available on the AusIndustry website R&D Tax Incentives If you would like to discuss R&D opportunities with ECU or find out more about the R&D Tax Incentive, THE LINK team are happy to assist.