Funding Opportunities

Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol43 Issue5 20–24 February 2017

ON Prime
CSIRO, AU

ON Prime is our entry level, part-time pre-accelerator program that helps research teams validate their research and discover a real world application for it. We provide you with an opportunity to test paths for your IP, know-how or tech through a process of customer discovery and market validation, and help you unlock your entrepreneurial nous required to take your work to the next level.

Please advise the CPMS Reasearch Office if you intend to apply.

Maximum Award: $5,000
Closing date: 24 February 17

United Uranium Scholarship
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, AU

The United Uranium Scholarship is open to ‘promising young scientists’ in the field of nuclear energy who want to extend their development in nuclear science and technology and who work/study in an Australian organisation or institution. The applicant must also be an Australian citizen.

Maximum Award: $6,000
Closing date: 28 March 2017

Experiment – in search of bold research ideas
VolkswagenStiftung – Volkswagen Foundation, DE

This initiative aims to support new research concepts in science, engineering, behavioural and life sciences, disregarding the project risk and perhaps the vagueness of a successful outcome. Approximately 15 exploratory projects will be granted per year, worth €100,000 each for a period of 18 months.

Maximum award: €100,000
Closing date: 05 Jul 17 (recurring)

Horizon prize for CO2 reuse
Horizon 2020: Societal Challenges, EU

This rewards innovative products utilising CO2 that could significantly reduce the atmospheric emissions of CO2 when deployed at commercial scale. The prize is worth €1.5 million.

Maximum award: Not known
Closing date: 03 Apr 19

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