R&D Voucher Scheme SA

The R&D Voucher Scheme provides companies with funding and access to UniSA's infrastructure and expertise to explore commercial ideas or overcome existing challenges.

The grant is no longer available

Application detail:

This program is closed and is no longer accepting applications.

What you get?

Matched funding of up to $100,000.

Who is this for?

Companies with operations in South Australia wanting to develop their R&D potential.


This scheme provides a mechanism to strengthen engagement with industry partners, and support local industries to build their research and development capacity and accelerate growth.

Key features of the scheme include:

  • funding of up to $100,000 for projects of up to 12 months duration
  • 2:1 industry co-investment required, although if annual turnover is less than $5 million, co-investment can be in-kind
  • short application forms jointly written between UniSA and industry collaborators
  • funding rounds held every 6 weeks

What are the eligibility criteria?

Eligible companies must:

  • have current, or proposed operations in South Australia, along with a demonstrated intention to benefit the State's economy
  • be financially viable and able to provide 2 years of financial history

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at R&D Voucher Scheme.