The Little Scientist program is one of three initiatives being funded under the National Innovation and Science Agenda aimed at developing foundational Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills and promoting positive learning experiences for children aged three to five years.
The government has today launched a consultation process for the Review of Australia’s Space Industry Capability. The consultations will seek views from across industry, government and the wider community.
Four Australian innovation incubators will boost the services they offer to start-ups, thanks to $1.4 million in grants provided under the Australian Government’s $23 million Incubator Support initiative.
Incubators and accelerators are a vital part of effective innovation ecosystems.
The development of a promising new treatment for peanut allergy in children will be the first project to receive $10 million in funding from the Australian Government’s Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF).
The Incubator Support initiative will grant the Darwin-based Paspalis Enterprises Pty Ltd a $500,000 grant to develop the Northern Territory’s first innovation hub in partnership with Charles Darwin University.
Australian-based small and medium businesses (SMEs) and researchers wanting to collaborate with international SMEs and researchers are invited to complete an online eligibility test for the Global Connections Fund (GCF) Bridging Grants.
Today the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator The Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security, The Hon Dan Tehan MP launched Australia’s first Cyber Security Sector Competitiveness Plan.