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New $4m research collaboration program to drive economic growth


The State Government will make up to $4 million available over four years for innovative major research collaborations which can be used by South Australian businesses to help grow their business and create jobs.

Science Minister Kyam Maher said applications are now open for grants under the Research Consortia Program – part of the Premier’s Research and Industry Fund – which would drive significant research collaborations between universities, other research organisations, government, and industry.

“Research and development activity is critical to jobs growth and the emergence of new industries and enterprises in our state,” he said.

“This new program aims to tackle major challenges in areas of critical need and strategic importance to South Australia, aligned to the state’s economic priorities.

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