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We have a supportive and collaborative community dedicated to developing future global leaders and working with Defence and other industries to make deep links for ground-breaking discoveries. We can advise on potential access to Commonwealth and state-level funding dedicated to supporting collaborations between industry partners and universities. We have expertise and experience working with our research partners, from conception through to commercialisation.

Explore how you can partner with 国产精品 Canberra to facilitate knowledge transfer and scale the impact of your organisation.


The ARC Linkage Program is a funding scheme that enables external partner聽organisations聽to undertake collaborative research projects with 国产精品 Canberra at 国产精品.听

The program supports research projects with industry, government, defence, and community organisations. It鈥檚 designed to advance Australian research and innovation globally to benefit the broader Australian community. The scheme works alongside researchers to apply advanced knowledge to answer questions and solve problems. 聽

Grant funding is predominantly provided by the ARC, with partner organisations providing a mix of cash and in-kind support. Almost all public, private, community, government and not-for-profit organisations are eligible as partner organisations, provided they are not primarily funded for research or research-related activities by government.听

Deadlines &聽eligibility advice

For important dates, compliance and eligibility advice, please see聽.听听

Further information聽

The CRC Program supports industry-led collaborations between industry, researchers, and the community.听With an聽emphasis on聽solving industry-identified problems through outcome-focused research partnerships, the CRC Program aims to improve the competitiveness, productivity and sustainability of Australian industries.听

The CRC Program offers support to industry, research聽and the community through two grants:聽

  • 聽- to support medium to long term industry-led collaborative research, up to 10 years.听

  • 聽- to support short term, industry-led collaborative research, up to three聽years.听

For support with CRC Program application and administration contact the Research Strategy Office at聽linkage.RSO@unsw.edu.au

Innovation Connections allows the research sector to be matched with relevant businesses to undertake collaborative research projects, leading to imaginative solutions to business development challenges.

As part of the Australian Government鈥檚 National Innovation and Science Agenda Entrepreneurs'聽Program, the Innovation Connections Grant scheme is a facilitation service to encourage and assist small and medium businesses to access knowledge, engage with researchers, and foster innovation. Following a facilitated service, your business may seek matched financial assistance in the form of an聽.听

Up to $50,000聽of聽funding is available from the Australian Government, to be matched by an eligible Australian company, for a project up to 12 months duration. Company eligibility is based on turnover/expenditure 鈥 between $1.5 and $100 million. The company must operate in a defined sector:

  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Food and agribusiness
  • Medical technologies and pharmaceuticals
  • Mining equipment, technology聽and services
  • Oil, gas聽and energy
  • Enabling technologies and services of the sectors listed above.听

This scheme is ideal as a prelude to an ARC Linkage proposal, or for a component of a Linkage proposal that may not have been funded in the recent round, with a view to a future re-submission.听

The NSW Government鈥檚聽TechVouchers Scheme聽aims to facilitate research collaborations between small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) incorporated in NSW and research聽organisations聽like 国产精品 Canberra.听TechVouchers聽up to a value of $15,000 are available to companies interested in accessing research and development expertise to enhance or validate their products and services.听TechVouchers聽can be used to fund product or process design, technical assistance, product trials聽and collaborative research projects.听

Eligible businesses can use a聽TechVoucher聽to:聽

  • seed a research project in partnership with a鈥(BBIP) delivery partner聽

  • support a research project that will lead to an application for an Entrepreneurs' Infrastructure Programme Research Connections or Accelerating Commercialisation, or聽another聽similar scheme聽

  • fund product or process design activities, such as engineering or technical design expertise to determine prototype structure, function, and or materials聽

  • access technical assistance聽

  • trial production runs or processes to demonstrate technical concepts聽

  • validate or demonstrate technical capabilities of a product, process, or technology聽

In order to be eligible, companies must:聽

  • be incorporated in NSW聽

  • have fewer than 200 employees聽

  • turnover less than AU$30 million per annum聽

  • have been in operation for at least one year聽

  • be able to demonstrate the ability to match the applicable voucher amount in cash聽

  • conduct聽the majority of聽the proposed activities in NSW, in partnership with a BBIP delivery partner.

Further details regarding eligibility聽and funding are available at the聽聽website.听 聽

The Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC) aims to inspire the next generation of cybersecurity professionals by supporting innovative, industry-driven research into pressing cybersecurity problems.听

We're looking for talented PhD and Master by Research candidates, and聽honours聽students to join our team in solving challenging problems across all areas in cybersecurity 鈥撀爁rom聽technical聽to聽human aspects. Potential postdoctoral research fellows may also be interested in developing research proposals with the team for consideration.听

Successful candidates will be awarded a CSCRC graduate research scholarship or postdoctoral research fellowship.听听

Key details


Applications accepted on a continuous basis聽


Dependent upon chosen program聽

Up to $50,000 per annum for PhD and MRes students聽聽

Up to $113,138 per annum for postdoctoral research fellowships聽聽


PhD; Masters by Research (MRes); Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (PDoc)聽


Australian Citizen聽

Australian Permanent Residents聽

Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders聽

International students from other 5-Eyes countries (US, UK, Canada, New Zealand)聽[1]聽


Dependent upon chosen program聽

Owning School/Centre:聽

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  • PhD:聽A candidate for the degree shall have been awarded an appropriate degree of Bachelor with聽Honours聽from the University of New South Wales or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution at a level acceptable to the 国产精品 Canberra Higher Degree Committee.听
  • MRes:聽A candidate for the degree shall have been awarded at a standard聽not below聽Honours聽Class 2 an appropriate degree of Bachelor from the University of New South Wales or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution.听
  • PDoc:聽A PhD (or soon to be awarded) in a relevant discipline area, such as computer science, cybersecurity, electrical engineering, information technology, communication engineering, or similar.
  • In exceptional cases, an applicant who submits evidence of such other academic and professional qualifications may be approved by the committee to be permitted to聽enrol聽for the degree.听

In the first instance, prospective applicants should discuss their qualifications and research proposal with 国产精品 Canberra聽Cyber鈥檚聽Director of Research,聽Professor Monica Whitty. In addition to an Expression of Interest (EOI), you will also need to provide:聽

  • a 2-page聽CV聽
  • copies of your academic transcripts聽
  • a research proposal that aligns with one of the above mentioned CSCRC Research Themes聽
  • a one-page statement outlining which CSCRC Scholarship Category (outlined above) you are seeking to apply for, and why you would be a suitable CSCRC Scholar.听

For further information relating to admission requirements for High Degree by Research programs and program application deadlines for 国产精品 Canberra, please visit聽Postgraduate Research.

Visit the聽聽website for more information about the聽organisation.听

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Postgraduate coursework

Expand your knowledge and expertise with聽one of our聽postgraduate coursework聽degrees.听We offer a range of聽flexible,聽online聽programs聽that聽can be completed in as little as one year.听

Postgraduate research

We鈥檙e at the forefront of many new developments and offer superior programs and research opportunities. Earn a highly respected and internationally recognised qualification and work with leading academics and researchers in your chosen field.

Short courses

Our flexible short courses are the perfect way to upskill or revamp your knowledge in聽cybersecurity.听

We know you're聽juggling other commitments, so we offer flexible study聽options.听


In addition to these research funding opportunities, 国产精品 offers a wide range of scholarships and funding to both domestic and international students at all levels of study.听

Next steps

If you're interested in partnering with us on one of the schemes listed above, please contact us and provide brief details about your organisation and research needs.