Laureate Industry Fellowships 2024

Status: Closed (Opening Date TBC)

Internal timelines


Supported Nomination Form due to Research Office from Faculty/InsituteTBDTBD
IM24  scheme opens in RMSn/aTuesday 22nd August 2024
Final application submitted to Research Office via RMSMTuesday 19th September 2024
Request not to assess due to ROOTBD


Overview - based on Industry Fellowships Program (IFP) Grant Guidelines

The Industry Fellowship Program (IFP) is funded under the ARC's Linkage Program. The primary goal of the IFP is to create a pathway to support academic researchers in establishing careers in industry, and industry-based researcher to work in university settings, with the aim of increased two-way mobility and skill building in research collaboration, translation and commercialisation.

Laureate Industry Fellowships:

  • provide leadership in the development of high quality and impactful collaborations between university and industry personnel;
  • fund significant programs of research that deliver step-changes across a variety of industry settings;
  • provide an excellent research training environment and exemplary mentorship to nurture the development of collaboration, commercialisation and translation skills among early career researchers and Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students; and
  • attract and retain, within Australia, outstanding researchers and research leaders of international reputation with demonstrated capacity for collaboration, commercialisation and/or translation.

Funding amounts

Up to 25 Mid-Career Industry Fellowships may be awarded.
Salary and Salary related on-costs of $199,824* per year for 4-5 consecutive years.

Projects costs up to $1.5M* may be requested over the duration of the grant.

*Costs shown are for IL23. Project and Salary costs for IL24 TBC.

How to apply

  1. Read the Grant Guidelines, Instructions to Applicants and FAQ's
  2. Intending applicants should contact Deakin Research – Innovations to discuss their application and their potential Key Industry partner.
  3. Liaise with your mentor and complete the Nomination Form.
  4. Forward the Nomination Form to your Host Head of School or Department / SRIC or Institute Director AND your Host Faculty Associate Dean (Research) or Director of IFM / IISRI / A2I2
  5. Faculty / IFM / IISRI/ A2I2 to send supported Nomination Forms to DR Grants by TBD
  6. Applicants will receive further information on the next steps in the process from DR Grants
  7. Applicants to commence application in the ARC Research Management System – RMS. IM24 will open in RMS on Tuesday 22nd August 2023.
  8. Use the Deakin University templates provided below and liaise with the DR-Grants ARC team as necessary
  9. Provide the Partner Pack to your Partner Organisations (PO). Your Deakin Research Innovations Manager can assist with questions from PO
  10. Complete submission of your application via RMS to the Research Office for compliance checking by the date selected via Event-brite booking (compliance checking commencing TBC)

Documents and information

The ARC will no longer publish scheme specific documentation on its website, but will make these available through GrantConnect. Links to scheme specific documents can be found below.

ARC documents, templates, forms and tools

The ARC will no longer publish scheme specific documents on its website, but will make these available through GrantConnect. Links to scheme specific documents can be found below.

Policies and Strategies can still be found on the ARC website.

ARC Documents

Industry Fellowship Grant Guidelines

Instructions to Applicants IL23

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs IL23

DRAFT ARC Funding Agreement IFP 2023

ARC Policies

Templates, forms and tools

Templates, certification forms and other resources are available below, or will be made available as relevant information is released by the ARC.


  • To be added when available.

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