Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII)


Each time the Business Research and Innovation Initiative opens, we detail up to 5 challenges that government currently faces in policy and service delivery areas. The grant gives you the opportunity to solve these challenges using innovative approaches with up to $1.1 million in funding.
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Application detail:
The Business Research and Innovation Initiative is currently closed to applications. 
What do you get?

Up to $100,000 to conduct a feasibility study, and if successful, up to $1 million to develop a proof of concept.

Who is this for?

To apply for a proof of concept Round 2 grant, you must have completed a successful feasibility study that addressed 1 of the Round 2 challenges.

Overview


The Business Research and Innovation Initiative occurs in three stages.
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Eligibility


What are the eligibility criteria?

You can apply for proof of concept funding if you have completed a successful feasibility study that addressed one of the Round 2 challenges.

Applying


How do you apply?

The Business Research and Innovation Initiative is currently closed to applications.

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Fact sheets and information sessions


Check our resources to learn more about the program, the challenges and Round 2. 

Fast and secure digital identity verification for people experiencing family and domestic violence

Intelligent data to transform tourism service delivery

Uplifting government capability to help deliver world-leading digital services

Managing the risks of hitchhiking pests and contaminants on shipping containers

Automating complex determinations for Australian Government information

Need help?

Contact us for help with your application or to find out more.

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Customer stories


Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines - Feasibility study

Grant opportunity guidelines - Proof of concept

Frequently asked questions

Sample grant agreement - Proof of concept

Sample grant agreement - Feasibility study

Letter of support template