Deakin Research

Deakin Research

ARC Linkage Projects 2014

Funding Body

Australian Research Council

Scheme/ Round

Linkage Projects 2014


The objectives of the Linkage Projects scheme are to promote:

  • initiation and/or develop long-term strategic research alliances between higher education organisations and other organisations, including industry and end-users, in order to apply advanced knowledge to problems and/or to provide opportunities to obtain national economic, social or cultural benefits;
  • the scale and focus of research in Strategic Research Priorities;
  • opportunities for researchers to pursue internationally competitive research in collaboration with organisations outside the higher education sector, targeting those who have demonstrated a clear commitment to high-quality research; and
  • growth of a national pool of world-class researchers to meet the needs of the broader Australian innovation system.

Funding Amounts

Minimum $50,000 pa up to Maximum $300,000 pa.


Internal Deadlines

22 July 2013

Notice of Intention to Submit (NOIS)


Via email to

cob 23 Oct 2013 Request Not to Assess


Via email to

cob 23 Oct 2013


Final application on RMS & Certification forms & PDF partner letters



Certification forms & PDF partner letters via email to


How to Apply

1. Submit a Notice of Intention to Submit (NOIS)

2. Liaise with your Faculty/ SRC/ Deakin Research Commercial

3. Read the Funding Rules and Instructions to Applicants

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

Other Important Information

If requesting a PhD stipend from the ARC, request at $25,392 pa (based on 2014 amounts).

Linkage Deakin Salary Rates Calculator

The ARC has an Open Access policy for publications arising from ARC funded projects.  For information visit

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28th November 2013