Industrial Transformation Research Hub (IH2018)

Status: IH18

Internal deadlines

Notice of intent to submit (NOIS)  M 1st August 2017
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IH18 scheme opens in RMSN/A3rd October 2017
Final application submitted to Research Office via RMS M 1st November 2017
Certification and partner formsM1st November 2017
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Request Not to Assess O 8th November 2017
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O - Optional / M - Mandatory


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

The Industrial Transformation Research Hubs scheme provides funding to engage in cutting edge research on new technologies and economic and social transformation and support the development of research in the Industrial Transformation Priorities. A strong collaboration and commitment of resources from innovative national and international industries is required; in turn the ARC will provide up to $1 million per annum funding for each Research Hub for up to five (5) consecutive years.
The objectives of this scheme are to:

  • encourage collaborative R&D projects to solve challenging industry issues through innovative research relevant to the Industrial Transformation Priorities
  • drive growth, productivity and competitiveness to within key growth sectors
  • leverage national and international investment in targeted industry sectors


  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Food and Agribusiness
  • Oil, Gas and Energy Resources
  • Mining Equipment, Technology and Services
  • Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals

Funding amounts

The minimum level of funding is $500,000 per year.

The maximum level of funding is $1 million per year per Project, for each year of the Project

A Project may be applied for and awarded funding for a minimum of 3 years and a maximum of 5 years.

How to apply

  1. Read the Funding Rules and changes, Instructions to Applicants and FAQ's
  2. Liaise with your Faculty/ SRC
  3. Submit a Notice of Intent to Submit (NOIS)
  4. Commence your online application in RMS
  5. Work with your Case Manager and use DU templates provided below
  6. Organise relevant certification forms

Documents and information

Templates, forms and tools