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Jan 2024

The Australian Government’s interim response to safe and responsible AI consultation

Find out how community feedback will influence regulation of AI in Australia.
Jan 2024

New grant funding round open for industry-led research collaborations

Applications are now open for round 25 of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants program.
Jan 2024

Grants of up to $15,000 available for young Aussies in STEM

The sponsorship grants fund young Australians to take part in virtual or in-person STEM events.
Dec 2023

$17 million to boost AI adoption by SMEs

The AI Adopt Program will fund centres to help Australian businesses adopt artificial intelligence (AI). Applications close 29 January 2024.

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Feb 2024

PolyActiva is changing how we look at eye biotech

The company is developing new ocular technology with support from our Biomedical Translation Fund and Brandon Capital.
Feb 2024

Funding for solutions using renewables and low emissions

$7.5 million in BRII grants to boost small business innovation. Applications close 3 April 2024.
Feb 2024

$14 million to help Australian businesses manufacture renewable energy technologies

The Australian Government has named the recipient of the Powering Australia Industry Growth Centre grant following a competitive process in 2023.
Feb 2024 Critical Minerals Office

$40 million to support critical minerals projects in Australia

International Partnerships in Critical Minerals grants will provide co-funding for Australian projects. Applications now open.
Feb 2024

New expert group will help guide the future of safe and responsible AI in Australia

The temporary group is part of the Australian Government’s interim response to the safe and responsible AI consultation.
Feb 2024

Success stories for quantum in Australia

From quantum computing capital raises to quantum tech in space, here’s a round up of achievements from quantum leaders.
Feb 2024

Towards a global quantum ecosystem

Australia and other countries have been progressing the global quantum ecosystem as part of the Multilateral Dialogue on Quantum (MDQ).
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16 November 2023 Office of National Rail Industry Coordination

Rail manufacturing set to get Australia rolling

Australia’s rolling stock manufacturing sector employs nearly 6,000 people and contributes millions to our economy. But it could be much bigger.
16 November 2023 Office of National Rail Industry Coordination

Getting our rail manufacturing industry back on track

We’ve developed a strategy with stakeholders to grow Australia’s rail manufacturing sector.
13 November 2023

Non-binary people in STEM: Camelia Walker

Dr Camelia Walker provided vital modelling for Australia’s COVID-19 response. They talk about the joys of epidemiology research and the challenges of being a transgender nonbinary person in STEM.
13 November 2023

Women and girls in STEM: Deanne Fisher

Deanne Fisher leads a research team that uses telescopes across the planet (and in orbit) to study galaxies and the formation of stars.
8 November 2023 National Measurement Institute

The Australian Government is reforming measurement legislation

Following the Measurement Law Review the government is drafting legislation.
3 November 2023

Australia signs international declaration on AI safety

The Bletchley Declaration commits to the safe, ethical and responsible development of artificial intelligence (AI).
3 November 2023 National Reconstruction Fund

Launching the National Reconstruction Fund website

Visit nrf.gov.au for updates from the NRF Corporation.
3 November 2023

Australia and the UK strengthen cooperation on quantum

The 2 countries have signed a new joint statement on cooperation in quantum technologies.
2 November 2023

OncoRes Medical revolutionising breast cancer surgery

The company is improving patient outcomes with support from our Biomedical Translation Fund venture capital program and Cooperative Research Centres Projects program.
1 November 2023 Australian Space Agency

Launching the Australian Space Agency website

The Australian Space Agency and Australian Space Discovery Centre have moved. Visit space.gov.au for all the agency’s information, publications, news and events.
31 October 2023

National Science Week 2024 grants now open

Up to $20,000 is available for individuals and organisations interested in delivering science engagement activities for next year’s National Science Week. Applications close 11 December.
30 October 2023 National Measurement Institute

Australian leadership recognised in legal metrology

National Measurement Institute expert appointed to international leadership position.