The Australian Government is supporting Australian businesses, entrepreneurs and researchers to collaborate with international partners on science and research. This will help ensure Australia remains at the forefront of science and technology innovation.
The Global Science and Technology Diplomacy Fund (GSTDF) identifies and funds science and technology initiatives to grow Australia’s capability.
The GSTDF has strategic and bilateral elements.
The strategic element is a flexible funding arrangement. It will fund collaborative projects with identified research partners in 4 priority areas.
We have identified the priority areas through extensive stakeholder engagement and alignment with Australian Government strategies and priorities.
The research partners have been selected through:
Priority areas and identified partners for 2022:
The Prime Minister and Minister for Science and Technology will review priorities annually.
The bilateral element includes 2 dedicated funds:
See our Partnering with Australia on Innovation, Science and Research booklet for information on Australian Government initiatives that support international connections.
We foster collaboration through projects like Australia’s participation in Japan’s Innovation Leaders Summit.
Last updated: 12 July 2022
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