Linkage Projects

Linkage Projects
Funding Body Australian Research Council
Key Dates

Applications open: 16 September 2014
Request not to assess: 24 October 2014
Internal closing date: 27 October 2014
External closing date: 5pm AEDT, 12 November 2014

Why apply? What's in a Linkage Project for researchers
Aim The objectives of Linkage Projects are to:
  • initiate and/or develop long-term strategic research alliances between higher education organisations and other organisations, including industry and end-users, in order to apply advanced knowledge to problems and/or to provide opportunities to obtain national economic, social or cultural benefits;
  • buil the scale and focus of research in Strategic Research Priorities;
  • provide opportunities for researchers to pursue internationally competitive research in collaboration with organisations outside the higher education sector, targeting those who have demonstrated a clear commitment to high-quality research; and
  • encourage growth of a national pool of world-class researchers to meet the needs of the broader Australian innovation system.
Eligibility Dependent on employment status of named investigator - refer to ARC Funding rules or contact Research Grants and Contracts
Funding

Minimum level of funding is $50,000 per year and the maximum is up to $300,000 per year.

Funds requested from the ARC must be matched by the Partner Organisation(s) with 25% minimum in cash and the total Partner Organisation contributions (cash and in-kind)must at least match the total funding requested from the ARC.

Application processs
  1. Read How to apply for an ARC scheme and Prepare a proposal before you start
  2. Check the Sydney resources for Linkage applicants
  3. Read the ARC Funding rules and Instructions to applicants
  4. Submit Request not to assess form (if applicable)
  5. Create application in RMS and submit draft proposal to Research Grants and Contracts by internal closing date
  6. Submit complete final application by final application due date.
Resources

Sydney resources:

  • To be updated

ARC resources

Resources for partner organisations

  • To be updated
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