Deakin Research

Deakin Research

ARC Linkage Projects 2015

Funding Body

Australian Research Council

Scheme/ Round

Linkage Projects 2015


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.

Minimum 2 years to a maximum of 5 consecutive years


Internal Deadlines

11 June 2014

Submit a Notice of Intention to Submit (NOIS) using the ONLINE FORM in RMENet



22 October 2014 Request Not to Assess


Via email to

22 October 2014


Final application on RMS and Certification forms and PDF partner letters


Certification forms & PDF partner letters via email to


VicHealth are calling for EOI's for potential partners. If you are interested, this NOIS must be sent to by 11 June 2014 - CLOSED

How to Apply

1. Submit a Notice of Intention to Submit (NOIS) using the ONLINE FORM in RMENet

Click HERE for INSTRUCTIONS on accessing and using the RMENet on-line form

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

3. Read the Funding Rules 2015, Instructions to Applicants and FAQ's.

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 NEW

Other Important Information

If requesting a PhD stipend from the ARC, request at $25,849 pa

Linkage Deakin Salary Rates Calculator

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


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18th September 2014