How to Get Funding & Partners
Making it easier for our researchers
Need money to fund a project, staff member or PhD student? IMER can help you refine your idea, put a team together and navigate different funding options to help you on your way.
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Preparing grant applications
Preparing grant proposals take time and sometimes a great deal of coordination.
IMER is here to support you through the funding and partnership process. We can make sure that all University requirements and processes are followed correctly. We can also allocate an officer or contractor to oversee this aspect of your project.
Check out Research Service's page on Funding Opportunities for advice. We like The Research Whisperer’s Research Grant Applications 101.
Enrol in a short course, such as the one being offered by the University’s extension arm Professional and Continuing Education: Writing Winning Tenders and Proposals.
Partnering with industry
Want to approach a company to invite them to partner with you? IMER already has relationships with a large number of companies within South Australia and globally.
This means you don’t have to start cold. Contact us to get an introduction, or we can put you in touch with other researchers already working with the company.
Navigating internal processes
Contact us if you want help liaising with the University’s:
- Research Branch. See their handy page on how to Apply for, Accept, and Manage Funding for information on writing a competitive funding application.
- Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) (DVCR) office. Check their Research Division and Portfolio for policy information, such as guidelines for pricing competitive research grants, research contracts and consultancies.