Defence Cooperative Research Centres (DCRCs)

23 March 2017

The Defence Co-operative Research Centre (DCRC) program forms part of the NGTF , a new initiative announced by the government in the 2016 Defence Industry Policy Statement.  Read More...

Have your say on priority areas for future CRCs

25 January 2017

The Turnbull Government is seeking input from the industry, science and research communities on priority research themes for upcoming selection rounds of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme.  Read More...

18th Selection Round Update

24 November 2016

It’s down to the wire in the 18th Selection Round for Cooperative Research Centres. Fifteen groups bid earlier this year and seven of the fourteen compliant bids will be interviewed next week. The shortlisted candidates are  Read More...

Big night for CRCs at PMs Prizes

27 October 2016

CEO of the Capital Markets CRC, Professor Michael Aitken AM, was awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation at last week’s event. Professor Aitken received the prize for his work in creating and commercialising tools that are making global markets fair and efficient.  Read More...

Are you a Member of the CRC Association?

13 October 2016

Are you currently preparing, or thinking about preparing, a CRC or a CRC-P bid? Then membership with the CRC Association should be one of your top priorities. Through membership with the Association you gain access to the wealth and knowledge of 25 years of CRCs.  Read More...

Stage 2 CRCs Announced

31 August 2016

The Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science has just announced the seven CRCs bids which will progress to Stage 2 of the 18th investment round. Round 18 saw fourteen compliant applications submitted.  Read More...

Round 18 update and new Minister

28 July 2016

The CRC Association would like to congratulate the Hon Greg Hunt MP on his recent appointment as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science. We look forward to working with Mr Hunt and his office in the future.  Read More...

Investment boost back into cancer research

13 July 2016

The Chief Executive of the Cancer Therapeutics Cooperative Research Centre (CTx), Dr Warwick Tong, announced last week that a majority of its current partners have chosen to reinvest their share of the recent cash distribution from CTx back into the organisation.  Read More...

CRC-Ps announced

22 June 2016

The Australian Government announced today that it will invest $22.6 million in funding for 11 CRC-Projects (CRC-Ps), with funding to start from July 2016. The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science received ninety-one applications in the first round for CRC-Ps, speaking volumes to the level of interest by business as well as the highly competitive nature of the bid process.  Read More...

CRC future rounds announced

24 May 2016

The government has made clear the future timing for the next funding round for Cooperative Research Centres and the next three rounds of CRC-Project funding. Round 19 of the CRC Programme will be opened in May 2017 for funding from July 2018. The next round of CRC-Ps will be opened in August this year, close in September and funding should be available in January 2017.  Read More...