$100k-$1m Business R&D Grants for SMEs targeting Child Safety, Water Info

$100k-$1m Business R&D Grants for SMEs targeting Child Safety, Water Info

The Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) encourages SMEs to develop innovative solutions for government policy and service delivery challenges.

SMEs are invited to submit proposals to address specific challenges. The selected businesses will receive grants of up to $100,000 to complete a feasibility study of their proposed solution within three months. Businesses that successfully complete a feasibility study are then eligible to apply for a further grant of up to $1 million to develop a proof of concept within 18 months.

Businesses will keep the intellectual property (IP) rights to their solutions for future worldwide sales. Five challenges are currently open for applications.

The five challenges are:

For more information: https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/business-research-and-innovation-initiative

Dennis is an Electrical and Control Systems Engineer and was appointed President of Startup Mackay Inc. in June 2016. He is a member of Engineers Australia, AISA, MITN, DMLA within the Education, Training, Research and Innovation Pillar, and the Reference Group for the Digital Economy Strategy. He has also been inducted into the Advance Queensland Community Digital Champion program where he aims to encourage Queenslanders to explore and enjoy the benefits of the digital age. You can follow Dennis on Twitter @DenMurphy or connect with him on LinkedIn (linkedin.com/in/dennismurphy).

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