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GSK funding research into respiratory conditions

18 February, 2021

GSK has committed $6.9 million to continue supporting the health of Australians through its 2020–21 Investigator Sponsored Studies (ISS) program.

Million-dollar grant enables MWA telescope upgrade

16 December, 2020

The grant will enable a major upgrade to the Murchison Widefield Array, giving the giant radio telescope the power to read and process signals captured from distant outer space.

Queensland aerospace company develops world-first 'green' scramjet technology

01 December, 2020

Hypersonix Launch Systems will receive Australian Government funding to fast-track development of a reusable 'green' hypersonic scramjet capable of placing small satellites into Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

CSL announces Centenary Fellowships, COVID-19 trial update

20 October, 2020

Two Australian scientists have been awarded CSL Centenary Fellowships, and patients are now being enrolled in the COVID-19 clinical held by the CoVIg-19 Plasma Alliance.

R&D critical to economic recovery in 2020–21 Budget

07 October, 2020 by Lauren Davis

Five months later than originally scheduled, and in the midst of a global pandemic, Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg finally delivered the 2020–21 Budget.

Over $40m funding for health and medical research projects

28 May, 2020

Awarded to only the highest-performing researchers of any career stage, NHMRC Investigator Grants provide investigators with five-year funding for their projects.

Govt proposes cuts to R&D Tax Incentive

09 December, 2019

The Australian Government has reintroduced legislation that it claims will better target the Research and Development Tax Incentive and ensure its ongoing sustainability.

100 ARC Future Fellows to share $87.8 million

01 November, 2019

The Australian Government is investing in Australia's smartest minds to conduct research that will deliver significant health, scientific, environmental, social and economic benefits.

New ARC Centres of Excellence announced

22 October, 2019

Minister for Education Dan Tehan has announced Australian Government funding for a new series of Australian Research Council (ARC) Centres of Excellence.

$150m investment in Aus businesses to support NASA

26 September, 2019

The investment will see the Australian Space Agency foster the new ideas and high-tech skilled jobs that should make Australian businesses a partner of choice to fit out NASA missions.

Deadline extended for Gilead Fellowship Research Grants Program

22 August, 2019

The Fellowship provides support to projects that have a local community focus and which often struggle to secure funding or face high competition.

16 CRC Projects grants awarded

19 August, 2019

The Australian Government will provide over $30 million to 16 projects under Round 7 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grants.

$6m investment in WA space sector

11 July, 2019

Western Australia will play a key role in the Australian Space Agency's efforts to triple the size of the nation's space industry.

Macrogen invests in gut microbiome analysis

25 June, 2019

Microba, an Australian biotech company specialising in gut microbiome analysis, has received a $4.1 million investment from global precision medicine company Macrogen.

Innovative cancer research projects receive vital funding

13 May, 2019

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.

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