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Agency PBS Program Title PBS Sub Program Project Title Grant Recipient Purpose Confidential Input Confidential Output Max Value (GST Inc) Grant Commencement Date Grant End Date Grant Funding Location Postcode Grant Agreement Varied
Industry and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Science awareness, infrastructure & international engagement New class of intelligent robotic imaging system for keyhole surgeries. QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

This research proposal aims at developing new class of medical imaging devices for minimally invasive surgeries by combining the latest advancements in miniature camera technology, computer vision, image processing, and 4D-ultrasound sensing.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,095,575 27/06/2017 30/08/2020 Brisbane City, QLD 4000 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation Breaking the Mould: Making Australian Advanced Manufacturing Portable EFFUSIONTECH PTY LTD

This CRC-P aims to heighten Australia's standing in advanced manufacturing by building on SPEE3Ds unique and patented technology.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,634,820 13/10/2017 31/08/2020 Bayview, NT 820 No
Industry and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Science awareness, infrastructure & international engagement Non-destructive quality evaluation of additive-manufactured components COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION

Additive Manufacturing can produce complex high-performance components that are otherwise impossible to make. However, metal components produced by AM frequently have microscopic structural defects such as porosity. The project will deliver an integrated solution to this problem, by combining CSIRO s leading-edge image analysis and materials modelling technologies with industrial X-ray CT equipment.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,094,876 22/06/2017 01/09/2020 Clayton, VIC 3168 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation New pastures to increase livestockproductivity across the north AGRIMIX PASTURES PTY LTD

This project will investigate interactions between climate, improved pasture and native species, and soil quality to provide industry with pasture establishment solutions that increase productivity, and hence profitability.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $3,116,300 17/10/2017 30/09/2020 Coorparoo, QLD 4151 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation The Probio-TICK Initiative MICROBIAL SCREENING TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD

This project will deliver Probio-TICK, a sustainable microbial probiotic against cattle ticks and buffalo fly for northern Australia. Probio- TICK will comprise a community of beneficial microbes applied to the hide to give a life-long shield of protection against cattle pests.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $3,300,000 24/11/2017 30/09/2020 Smithfield NSW, NSW 2164 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Growing Business Investment Business and market development European Girls Mathematical Olympiad THE TRUSTEE FOR AUSTRALIAN MATHEMATICS TRUST

This grant will support an Australian girls team, comprised of Australia's most talented young female mathematics students, to compete in the European Girls Mathematical Olympiad - an annual international mathematical Olympiad for girls - at the 2018, 2019 and 2020 Olympiads.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $82,500 01/10/2017 30/09/2020 Bruce, ACT 2617 No
Industry and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Science awareness, infrastructure & international engagement Novel Imaging Diagnostics for Alzheimer Disease THE FLOREY INSTITUTE OF NEUROSCIENCE AND MENTAL HEALTH

Subtle changes in the brain precede a diagnosis of Alzheimer s disease by up to 20 years. We aim to generate an innovative diagnostic tool that takes advantage of this preclinical window and identifies outwardly healthy individuals at risk of an Alzheimer s diagnosis, using current, clinically available MRI technology.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,099,793 01/07/2017 30/09/2020 Parkville, VIC 3052 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation Intelligent Vision, sensing and datafusion for mining and exploration BOART LONGYEAR AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

The project will develop a new tool to automatically collect reliable, objective and high resolution geological, structural and geotechnical data at the drill rig, enabling fusing with interoperable data available to the mining industry.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $2,368,247 06/11/2017 30/09/2020 Adelaide Airport, SA 5950 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation Strategies to prevent two viruses devaluing Australian crocodile skins POROSUS PTY LTD

Two viruses, Kunjin virus and a new (porosus) poxvirus, have been identified in crocodile skin lesions. Crocodile skins are produced for the high-end fashion market. Any skin with lesions is rejected because it will be visible on the finished product. With >35% of skins affected by viral lesions, the estimated economic loss is more than $11 million p.a. to the North Australian economy. We will develop and apply control strategies to prevent these diseases and reduce their transmission.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,270,535 28/11/2017 30/09/2020 Noonamah, NT, NT 837 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation Advanced Printing Technology for New Generation Flexible Batteries PRINTED ENERGY PTY LTD

The goal of the project is to design, build and market flexible, thin, printed batteries that can be packaged as stand-alone products or as integrated components for other products. The key point of this strategy is to bypass the traditional battery technologies by providing a physically flexible battery that can be made with very inexpensive materials in virtually any format using a high speed, inexpensive manufacturing.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $2,200,000 17/11/2017 30/09/2020 Brisbane, Queensland, QLD 4000 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation Australian hitech manufacturer takes on prostate cancer CYCLOTEK (AUST) PTY LTD

This project will deliver two significant outcomes: 1) A gold standard diagnostic for prostate cancer, that is clinically and economically superior to current tests. 2) An innovation pipeline for development validation of new radio-pharmaceuticals for clinical imaging.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,870,000 31/10/2017 30/09/2020 Bundoora, VIC 3083 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation Improving Banana crop productivity in Northern Australia TERRAGEN BIOTECH PTY LTD

The Project aims to identify cost effective means of improving banana crop yield and productivity in northern Australia by proving biological inoculant technology through scientific trials on banana farms in northern Queensland. A further aspect of the project is to evaluate the potential to achieve productivity gains in the face of reduced nitrogen fertiliser inputs.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,103,471 23/11/2017 30/09/2020 Melbourne, VIC 3001 No
Industry and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Science awareness, infrastructure & international engagement The Global Connections Fund AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY OF TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING LIMITED

The Project will enable Australian Small to Medium Enterprises and researchers to link with international counterparts to seize opportunities and explore collaboration projects in priority areas of importance to Australia through Priming Grants and Bridging Grants schemes.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $5,438,400 04/11/2016 30/09/2020 Melbourne, VIC 3004 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation Next Generation Dried Blood Spot Pathology Testing using LC-MS MYHEALTHTEST PTY LTD

This project aims to adapt an alternate analysis methodology - liquid chromatography / mass-spectrometry (LC-MS) - for high-throughput sample processing that is optimised for integration into the MHT business model (convenient direct-to-consumer test services) and a suitable range of commercially relevant test analytes.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $2,814,900 13/10/2017 30/09/2020 Canberra, ACT 2601 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation Design and manufacturing of a 6000 mdepth rated medium work class ROV TOTAL MARINE TECHNOLOGY PTY LTD

The scope of this project comprises research, design, manufacturing, factory acceptance tests and offshore test/sea trial of a 6000 m depth rated medium work class Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). Typhoon MK4 will be the fastest work class ROV ever made and will be able to fly with 4+knots speed.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $3,296,150 16/10/2017 15/10/2020 Bibra Lake, WA 6163 No
Industry and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Science awareness, infrastructure & international engagement An advanced low cost minimally invasive cardiac assist device BIOQ DEVICES PTY LTD

QHeart Medical in collaboration wiith Frontier Lifeline Hospital, UNSW & QUT, are developing a revolutionary heart failure treatment device. Our cost effective cardiac device requires no pump or control system, and aims to improve Quality of Life and reduce healthcare costs for millions of unserved patients worldwide.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,095,105 21/06/2017 30/10/2020 Toowong, QLD 4066 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation Developing sustainable cropping systems for cotton, grains and fodder ORD RIVER DISTRICT CO-OPERATIVE LIMITED

This project will address knowledge gaps related to commercial-scale irrigated cotton/grain/forage cropping systems, develop regional skills and create tools to inform cropping investments across northern Australia.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $3,300,000 06/12/2017 15/11/2020 Kununurra, WA, WA 6743 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Growing Business Investment & Improving Business Capability Economic Transition Expansion of CREST ANZ Cyber Security Services and Capability for Small Business CREST AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND LTD

To provide support to the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers Australia New Zealand Ltd (CREST ANZ) to grow the pool of CREST ANZ Approved Members and to expand its range of cyber security services.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $2,200,000 23/06/2017 30/11/2020 Canberra, ACT 2600 No
Industry and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Science awareness, infrastructure & international engagement Advanced manufacturing of new high entropy alloys DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

This project addresses the global demand for new, high-performing materials, driven by demand for improved performance efficiencies. This project will pioneer new high-entropy alloy components and compositions using advanced manufacturing.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,095,565 23/06/2017 30/11/2020 Geelong, VIC 3220 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Growing Business Investment Business and market development Asialink Business PBS Subprogram 2.2 UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Asialink Business was established through a funding agreement between the Department and the University of Melbourne to equip Australian businesses and organisations, including those in the public sector, with the skills and capabilities to succeed in the Asian Century. The Government has committed to spending $37.4 million (GST exclusive) over a twelve year period from 2012-13 to 2023-24.
This is a continuation of Cabinets agreement to fund the establishment of Asialink Business for the next three years (2017-2020).
A Review of Asialink Business has been conducted by the Department.
A key recommendations of the Review:
1) The policy rationale for government support for Asialink Business remains valid and is consistent with current government priorities 2) The Department should enter into a new funding agreement to fund the operation of Asialink Business.
3) Asialink Business has achieved all relevant milestones in the current funding agreement.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $10,538,000 22/12/2017 22/12/2020 Melbourne, VIC 3000 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Business research, development and commercialisation Applying new technologies to enhance biosecurity and cattle quality BRANIR PTY LIMITED & THE TRUSTEE FOR BOOLOOMANI UNIT TRUST

This project will: 1) deliver a technology-based system and workflow to plan, implement and monitor data-driven pest management in the out years; 2) de-risk the implementation of large scale remote deployment of IoT systems by undertaking the research and development with land managers in situ; and 3) offer translatable and affordable solutions to a range of agricultural sectors for setting up low cost systems for helping to manage pests and monitor environmental variables on their properties.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,650,000 15/01/2018 14/01/2021 Douglas-Daly, NT 822 No
Industry, Innovation and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Cooperative Research Centres Programme Breeding for resistance to juvenile pearl oyster nortality syndrome Ellies Pearling Pty Ktd

The project's overaching objective is breeding to increase resistance to the juvenile pearl oyster mortality syndrome.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,514,772 01/02/2018 31/01/2021 Winnellie, NT 821 No
Industry and Science Growing Business Investment Business and market development Industry Growth Centre Initiative AUSTRALIAN CYBER SECURITY GROWTH NETWORK LIMITED

The overarching objective of the initiative is to improve the productivity and competitiveness of areas of competitive strength or strategic priority in the Australian Economy.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $31,900,000 12/12/2016 15/02/2021 Eveleigh, NSW 2015 No
Industry and Science Growing Business Investment Business and market development Alcoa Portland Assistance ALCOA PORTLAND ALUMINIUM PTY LTD

To assist the Alcoa Portland Aluminium Smelter to restore operations and provide certainty for workers following the damage caused by the power outage incident on 1 December 2016.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $33,000,000 19/01/2017 30/06/2021 Alcoa, VIC 3301 No
Industry and Science Supporting Science and Commercialisation Science awareness, infrastructure & international engagement Advance Global Project ADVANCE GLOBAL AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONALS INC

Grant funding provided for the recipient to expand Australia's diaspora community, including Australians living abroad and non-Australians who had an Australian education, to (i) provide opportunities for diaspora to excel in their careers overseas and (ii) empower diaspora to engage and help to further Australia's national interest.

Not Applicable Not Applicable $2,200,000 06/06/2017 31/08/2021 Overseas OS No