Funding update

Grant programs are now fully allocated and closed for further applications apart from our Sustainable Food Packaging Enterprise Solution Centre Grant. This grant focuses on providing matched funding up to $100K, pending availability, to help SMEs solve technically focused commercial challenges arising from packaging and its environmental sustainability.

If you are looking for connections to funding for other research focuses, we suggest connecting to these other agencies, including:

  • Fight Food Waste CRC Small to Medium Enterprise Solutions Fund. This is open for applications for grants of up to $50K to create a value added offering from food waste. For more information click here.
  • Innovation Connections. This program is a Federal Government fund supporting all manufacturing sectors and provides grants of up to $50K for eligible businesses. For more information click here.
  • APR Intern. Supported by all Australian Universities this program provides grants up to $22K for industry challenges across all sectors. Food and Agriculture applicants will receive a $2000 offset a successful application. For more information click here.
  • Other grants can be found via www.business.gov.au.


Matched funding case studies

When businesses and researchers work together, the results are innovative and market-led. Watch some of the below case studies to see how challenges and have been turned into solutions and opportunities.