The Australian Government is seeking expressions of interest for grants of up to $7,000 for small to medium sized enterprises (SME’s) to develop and commercialise their enterprises.

The purpose of the Priming Grants is to enhance collaboration specifically between Australian SMEs and researchers in 17 priority economies.

This program support collaborations between researchers and SME’s and is intended to stimulate the formation of joint Australian-Partner research and innovation by reducing the financial risk on both sides to enter into a collaboration proposal.

EOI’s close 19 February 2018, approved EOI’s can submit grant applications until 8 March 2018.

Global Connections Fund Priming Grants is an initiative of the Australian Government