Deakin Research

Deakin Research

ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2015

Funding Body

Australian Research Council

Scheme/ Round

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities


The Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities scheme (LIEF) provides funding for research infrastructure, equipment and facilities to Eligible Organisations to support research.

The objectives of LIEF are to:

  • a. encourage Eligible Organisations to develop collaborative arrangements with other Eligible Organisations, higher education institutions and/or their partner organisations to develop and support research infrastructure;

  • b. support large-scale cooperative initiatives thereby allowing expensive infrastructure, equipment and facilities to be shared and/or accessed;

  • c. support areas of existing and/or emerging research strength.

Funding Amounts

Minimum request is $150,000 in a calendar year, for one year only


Internal Deadlines

3 Feb 2014

Expression of Interest


Via email to

26 Mar 2014


Final application on RMS and certification forms



Via RMS Submit to Research Office

*Mandatory deadlines are not negotiable

How to Apply

1. Submit an Expression of Interest

2. Read the Funding Rules and Instructions to Applicants

3. Commence your online application on RMS

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

5. Organise relevant certification forms


ARC documents - 2015 documentation

DU Templates & Forms

Other Important Information

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6th March 2014