The first round for grants worth between $300,000 and $1 million under the federal Product Stewardship Investment Fund is open, focussing on e-waste.
A new platform for the delivery of the federal government’s research and development tax incentive will be launched next year, with consulting giant Deloitte landing a $1 million contract to help build it.
Australia is “in danger of being left behind” as most other developed nations place R&D investment at the centre of their COVID-19 economic recoveries, UTS Innovation Council chair Professor Roy Green has warned.
The federal government has announced $190 million for its Recycling Modernisation Fund, as part of a resource recovery goal of 80 per cent by the end of the decade.
Round two of the Manufacturing Efficiency Funding program is open to NSW businesses.
A new diagnostic tool is closer to commercial reality after the University of Queensland’s Centre for Advanced Imaging received a $1 million grant.
Funding for a new research centre has been announced, with its work to focus on recycling for construction products and focussing on ten challenging waste streams.
Defence has signed a ten-year, $100 million contract with engineering company Qinetiq Australia.
The federal government has pledged $7.8 million in temporary funding assistance following a downturn for the country’s 11 used oil re-refiners due to Covid-19.
The federal government has announced a $1.9 million grant to Digital Coaching International to build an online forum advising small businesses on digital technology adoption.