Cancer research has received a big boost in funding, thanks to a $5.1m partnership between CSIRO and GenesisCare and an $800,000 grant from the Leukaemia Foundation to Cancer Australia.
MRCF5 will focus on investing in early-stage medical research discoveries linked to MRCF members and recently completed its first close, raising $210m from investors.
The Australian Government is investing almost half a billion dollars to deliver cancer treatment, hospital infrastructure, mental health services and medical research projects in Victoria.
The Australian Government has announced $6 million towards a Mission Control Centre and $6 million to establish a Space Discovery Centre.
The Australian Government is providing more than $22 million for important early-stage research that will lead to new interventions, cures and treatments of major diseases.
Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has announced the results of the sixth Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) selection round.
The research sector is experiencing the longest delay to Australian Research Council (ARC) funding announcements in history.
Research projects into chronic pain and Alzheimer's disease have received $125,000 each under the Queensland-Chinese Academy of Science Collaborative Science Fund.
Industry has expressed concerns about the Ministerial veto on 11 grant applications recommended for funding by the ARC.
Two Australian scientists have each been awarded an AU$1.25 million, five-year CSL Centenary Fellowship.
MTPConnect has awarded $690,000 to three key life sciences projects, in an effort to support researchers, improve collaboration and open up international market opportunities.
UNSW Sydney and Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute have signed an agreement that will support 10 major technological innovation projects.
A total of 320 projects will receive $200 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) following a competitive process.
The funding will support ARC Future Fellowships, Australian Laureate Fellowships, Linkage Projects, and Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Training Centres.
Genomics, nanotechnology, imaging, supercomputing and astronomy are some of the areas set to get a boost from the federal government's research investment strategy.