What we're looking for

Are you ready for us to help you with a research-led innovation project that aligns with the commercialisation plans for your business?

We’re looking to partner with businesses ready to work with our researchers on projects between $2 million and $50 million in value over the next three years, including capital, materials and salaries. This call is seeking to co-fund innovation opportunities that will advance technologies aligned with energy storage, hydrogen and recycling that create a circular economy, including scaling up technologies for manufacturing supply chains.

We’re looking for businesses ready to invest and join our clean green advanced manufacturing ecosystem that have:

  • a compelling market opportunity
  • ideas for breakthrough technologies or novel solutions
  • Australian teams or companies looking to setup and grow
  • a desire to pilot a new technology/process, change the way they do things, step into a new market or scale-up.

Applications close at 5pm Friday 3 May 2024.

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Application process

Once the completed application form and any required documents have been submitted, you will be contacted with information about the next step in the process.

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).

Business details

Type of business

Business size

Personal contact details

Project summary

Describe your project. Provide a short 1-2 paragraph or dot point description of the project, summarising key aims and objectives, the problem you are trying to address, the technology and approach you are taking, key activities and scope and the expected outcomes. *

Has or will your business be accessing other government funding for this project? *

Aligned theme (can select multiple) *

Do you have any existing partners (including universities)?

Have you had existing Deakin capability to support your project? (Please note this is not a requirement for the EOI process. REACH will work with you to match you with our experts.)

Who owns the background Intellectual Property? *

How did you hear about this opportunity?

Do you have any further information to add? (optional)

By submitting your response, you acknowledge that your EOI will be assessed by a Deakin selection committee.