Funding

Applications open for the NSW government’s $8 million Tech Central research infrastructure fund

- May 23, 2022 2 MIN READ

The NSW Government is calling for expressions of interest from universities, research organisations, industry, consortiums and NSW-based NCRIS (National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy) facilities for open-access projects to be supported by a new $8 million Tech Central Research and Innovation Infrastructure Fund. Minister for Enterprise, Investment and Trade Stuart Ayres said the fund will help… Read more »

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Funding

NSW is offering $95 million to support clean tech startups and research

- March 28, 2022 2 MIN READ

The NSW government has opened applications for three new grant initiatives offering up to $95 million research, development and commercialisation of clean technologies. NSW treasurer and energy minister Matt Kean said the grants will help drive innovations developed by scientists and startups as part of the push towards net zero by 2050. “Boosting emerging innovations… Read more »

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Space

Swinburne uni startup co-founded by an astrophysicist lands $1.5 million to solve one of the most terrifying problems in mining

- October 7, 2021 2 MIN READ

Mining tech startup, mDetect, has received a $1.5 million co-investment grant from the federal Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre to commercialise its solution for one of the most dangerous problems in mining globally. When a tailings dam at an iron ore mine in Brazil collapsed in 2019, it killed 270 people. A similar collapse in… Read more »

Space

Incubator Moonshot lands $250,000 federal grant for the next generation of space tech startups

- July 12, 2021 2 MIN READ

Space-focused tech incubator Moonshot has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the federal government’s Incubator Support Scheme to help develop space technology businesses. The grant delivers Moonshot a $500,000 boost thanks to matched backing from private investors. The funds will go towards expanding operations, launching new accelerator programs and amplifying support for local space startups.… Read more »