Major Initiatives

Major programs are typically high value, strategically important, collaborative, multi-disciplinary and/or complex and are coordinated and submitted through Research Services.

Research Services submission process

Scheme-specific submission instructions provided below.

For all other schemes requiring a contribution of cash from the University, please complete and submit the following form (available in Word or PDF):

Major initiatives 

Australian Research Council (ARC)

Department of Industry, Innovation & Science

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  • Cooperative Research Centres (CRC)

    The Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme supports medium to long-term industry-led collaborations between industry, researchers and the community with up to 10 years of funding to develop important new technologies, products and services. A CRC must have at least one Australian industry organisation and one Australian research organisation. 

  • Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P)

    Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) provide grant funds for up to three years for collaborations from industry, research and community sectors to solve industry problems and improve the competitiveness, productivity and sustainability of the Australian industries. Bids are led by the industry partner. 

Department of Education & Training

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  • National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS)

    The National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) framework supports high quality research that will drive greater innovation in the Australian research sector and the economy. NCRIS funding enables Australian researchers to address key national and global challenges and supports collaboration between researchers and other research end users.

    The NCRIS network currently supports national research capability through 27 active projects and is comprised of 222 institutions employing well over 1700 highly skilled technical experts, researchers and facility managers. NCRIS facilities are used by over 35,000 researchers, both domestically and internationally. 

National Health & Medical Research Council

Mining Industry Participation Office

Need help?

General enquiries: rbmajorprograms@adelaide.edu.au