The federal government has committed $51 million to support collaboration between industry and researchers under Round 15 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P).
The 21 grants support industry-led projects with promising commercial potential that solve a wide range of community and economic challenges, from diagnosing life-threatening infections more quickly to innovative environmental recycling processes.
Successful projects include:
The 21 projects involve 91 project partners across Australia, including 60 Australian industry partners of which 49 are small or medium enterprises, as well as 26 Australian research organisations.
Since the CRC Program commenced over 30 years ago, the Australian Government has committed more than $5.8 billion to establish 238 CRCs and 253 CRC Projects, leveraging a further $17.4 billion in cash and in-kind contributions from collaborating partners from industry, research, government and community organisations.
Other recipients are:
Picture: EQ Plastics Pty Ltd has received $3 million to develop its innovative upcycling system to convert plastic and tyre waste into high-value graphene