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Presentation by Wendy Launder General Manager CRC and Small Business Programs. Overview of the presentations. Part 1: Presentation by General Manager, CRC program Part 2: Insights from the CRC committee Part 3: Presentation by CRCA
CRC and Small Business Programs
Part 1: Presentation by General Manager, CRC program
Part 2: Insights from the CRC committee
Part 3: Presentation by CRCA
Part 4: Presentation by State/Territory government
Established in 1990.
Objective: to deliver significant economic, environmental and social benefits to Australia.
Achievedby: supporting end-user industry driven research partnerships to address major challenges that require medium to long-term collaborative efforts.
Open to all industry sectors and research disciplines.
The term sheet is a planning tool which will help set the groundwork for engagement in your CRC
Use it to agree on:
Up to 10 years duration:
No specific limit to funding available for each CRC under the CRC program
The amount of funding awarded since the 2008 review has been on average $3.6 million per year of funding
Public good funding
Critical dates for the 17th selection round:
3 March 2014 CRC Online available for lodgement of stage one applications
March-April 2014 Information sessions held across Australia
28 April 2014 Submission of new or extension consideration
3 July 2014 (5:00pm AEST) Stage one applications close
September 2014 Expected announcement of stage one outcomes
Late September / OctoberCommencement of stage two with the submission of
2014 Research Project Proposals
17-19 November 2014 Interviews held in Canberra
December 2014 Expected announcement of successful applications
1 July 2015 CRCs successful in the 17th selection round commence operations
Applications are assessed in a competitive merit based process against the following criteria:
CRC Online is the department’s online application and contract management system
Applicants need to:
System opened on 3 March 2014
Applicants are encouraged to start applications through CRC Online early
The impact tool is a high level, strategic planning tool that supports applicants to identify and make a transparent, defensible assessment of the intended impacts and benefits of the CRC.
Five key questions to consider when forecasting impacts:
Submission of Research Project Proposals:
Interview is typically conducted by a panel comprising members of the CRC committee and independent experts
Applicants should also note that the Department may deem non-compliant responses ineligible for consideration in the selection process.