Benefits of partnership
We offer our research partners access to our world-class resources and research expertise with financial support through government incentives and funding schemes that promote collaboration between researchers and industry.
See below for a summary of funding schemes designed to support researcher and industry engagement.
The University of Newcastle is a registered Research Service Provider (RSP) and partner organisations may be eligible for the R&D Tax Incentive available through the Australian Taxation Office and Aus-Industry. It is advised that companies seek their own taxation advice concerning this program.
Enhancing collaboration specifically between Australian small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and researchers.
Designed to support international SME-Researcher partnerships grow beyond an initial level of engagement such as might be developed during a Priming Grant funded process.
Provide support for collaborative research and development projects between higher education organisations and industry that aim to acquire new knowledge through innovation.
Fostering lose partnerships between university-based researchers and other research end-users to provide innovative Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and postdoctoral training for the end-user focused research industries vital to Australia's future.
Supporting collaborative research activity between the Australian higher education sector and industry designed to focus on strategic outcomes not independently realisable.
Provides funding and support to create new opportunities for researchers and policy makers to work together in defining research questions, undertaking research, interpreting findings and implementing policy and practice.
Part of the Australian Government research and Innovation agenda for 25 years, supporting medium-long term collaboration between industry and research organisations.
Provides a mechanism for Early Career Researchers (ECR) to build new skills and relationships with industry.
Assists small and medium sized businesses access expertise and identify growth opportunities.
Designed to increase access by SMEs to the State’s research and development (R&D) infrastructure, facilitate business expenditure on R&D, and to promote collaborations between industry, the university and public research sector and TAFE.
Supports the development of innovative technology-enabled solutions that address an identified barrier to growth in a key sector.
Industry-led approach driving innovation, productivity and competitiveness by focusing on areas of competitive strength and strategic priority.
Priorities designed to increase investment in areas of immediate and critical importance to Australia and its place in the world.