Deakin Research

Deakin Research

ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centres (funding commencing 2014)

Funding Body

Australian Research Council

Scheme/ Round

Industrial Transformation Training Centres 2014


This is one element of the ARC's Industrial Transformation Research Program which is funded under the Linkage Program.

The Industrial Transformation Training Centre is a scheme that fosters close partnerships between university-based researchers and other research end-users to provide innovative Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and postdoctoral training for the end-user focused research industries vital to Australia’s future.

Each Training Centre should fund at least ten (10) Higher Degree by Research candidates and three (3) postdoctoral fellows at the rates as indicated by the ARC

The objectives of this scheme are to:

  • foster opportunities for Higher Degree by Research candidates and postdoctoral fellows to pursue industrial training and to enhance competitive research in collaboration between universities and organisations outside the Australian higher education sector; and
  • strengthen Australia’s Industrial Transformation Training Priorities to supplement the capabilities of industries and other research end-users
Priorities Food and manufacturing. The Program will address research areas that are vital for, and assist with, Australia's future food storage, food processing, food manufacturing capabilities and product opportunities. In addition, the Program will target product design and development, manufacturing techniques, defence manufacturing and firm organisation and management.

Funding Amounts

Minimum $600,000 pa up to Maximum $1,000,000 pa.

A Project may be applied for and awarded funding for three (3) consecutive years.


Internal Deadlines

10 June 2013

Notice of Intent to Submit (NOIS)


Via email to

22 July 2013 Request Not to Assess


Via email to

15 July 2013


Final application on RMS & Certification forms & PDF partner letters



Certification forms & PDF partner letters via email to


How to Apply

1. Read the Funding Rules and Instructions to Applicants

2. Liaise with your Faculty/ SRC

3. Submit a Notice of Intent to Submit (NOIS)

4. Commence your online application on RMS

5. Work with your Case Manager and use DU templates provided below

6. Organise relevant certification forms


ARC documents

DU Templates & Forms - to be provided

  • Certification form (for all participants)

Other Important Information


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