Laureate Industry Fellowships 2025 (IL25)

Status: Open

Internal timelines - dates to be confirmed


On-line NOIS form due to the Research Office MMonday 1st July 2024
IL24 scheme opens in RMSn/aLate August 2024
Final application submitted to Research Office via RMSMMid September 2024
Request not to assess due to ROODate TBC


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 8 Laureate-Career Industry Fellowships may be awarded.
Salary and Salary related on-costs of $179,840 per year for 4-5 consecutive years.

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

Contribution to salary support (of $106,684 per year) for two Postdoctoral Research Associates (PDRA) will be provided for 4–5 years each.

Contribution to stipend support ($28,870 per year) for two Postgraduate Researchers (PGR) will be provided for 4 years each.

Up to $20,000 per year (additional to project costs) will be provided to support ambassadorial work promoting industry-university collaboration.

*Costs shown are for IL23. Project and Salary costs for IL25 TBC.

How to apply

  1. Read the Grant Guidelines, Instructions to Applicants and FAQ's.
  2. Liaise with your area to seek faculty level support for your intention to apply.
  3. Complete and submit the on-line NOIS form
  4. Intending applicants should contact Deakin Research – Innovations to discuss their application and their potential Key Industry partner.
  5. At NOIS close date, DR Grants will liaise with your faculty/centre to confirm your approval to proceed with submission
  7. Applicants will receive further information on the next steps in the process from DR Grants
  8. Contact the Deakin Library team via this form to assist with Research Metrics.
  9. Applicants to commence application in the ARC Research Management System – RMS. IL25 will open in RMS late August 2024.
  10. Use the Deakin University templates provided below and liaise with the DR-Grants ARC team as necessary
  11. Complete submission of your application via RMS to the Research Office for compliance checking by mid September 2024.

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.