2021 Science and Innovation Awards

Date/Deadline: 02 Oct, 2020

Calling all ag innovators aged between 18-35!

This is your chance to apply for a Science and Innovation Awards grant of up to $22,000 (GST inclusive) to fund your project on an innovative or emerging scientific issue that will benefit Australia’s primary industries.

The Science and Innovation Awards encourage young scientists, researchers, innovators, farmers, foresters, extension officers, industry advisers and others actively engaged in the agriculture sector who have an original and innovative project that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s primary industries. Since they were launched in 2001, the Science and Innovation Awards have helped 261 young researchers, innovators and scientists turn their ideas into reality with just over $4 million in grant funding.

There are 11 industry award categories available in the 2021 round:

  • Biosecurity and digital innovation
  • Cotton
  • Eggs and poultry (layers)
  • Forest and wood products
  • Grains
  • Horticulture
  • Meat and livestock
  • Pork
  • Red meat processing
  • Viticulture and oenology
  • Wool

Visit the website for more information, details on Award partners and the application form.

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