Priority Sectors Round


The challenges businesses responded to were:

  • Turning office trash into energy treasure – Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
  • Counting fish using advanced technologies – Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)
  • Revolutionising agricultural spray applications – Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)
  • Turning farm crops into a renewable hydrogen source – Grain Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)
  • Automating the detection of whales at sea – National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)

We distributed:

  • $2,274,543 in feasibility study funding
  • $9,989,994 in proof of concept funding.

Successful grant recipients

Turning office trash into energy treasure – Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Applicant name Feasibility study funding Proof of concept funding
Finn Biogas Pty Ltd $98,305 $1,000,000
Jet Technology Corporation Pty Ltd $100,000 -
Nilwaste Energy Limited $95,200 -
Pyrocal Pty Ltd $100,000 $1,000,000
ReGround Pty Ltd $99,780 -

 

Counting fish using advanced technologies – Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)

Applicant name Feasibility study funding Proof of concept funding
Harrier Project Management Pty Ltd $99,595 $1,000,000
Mapizy Pty Ltd $100,000 -
Silverpond Pty Ltd $100,000 $1,000,000
Tekno Pty Ltd $100,000 -

 

Revolutionising agricultural spray applications – Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

Applicant name Feasibility study funding Proof of concept funding
Advanced Agricultural Systems Pty Ltd $98,189 $990,286
Bard AI Pty Ltd $99,968 -
Interlate Management Services Pty Ltd $89,140 -
LX Design House Pty Limited $100,000 $999,880
Spray Safe & Save Pty Ltd $100,000 -
Teknomika Pty Ltd $100,000 -

 

Turning farm crops into a renewable hydrogen source – Grain Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

Applicant name Feasibility study funding Proof of concept funding
HydGene Renewables Pty Ltd $100,000 $999,828
ITP Thermal Pty Limited $100,000 -
Mollongghip & District Enterprises Pty Ltd $99,712 -
Wildfire Energy Pty Ltd $100,000 $1,000,000

 

Automating the detection of whales at sea – National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)

Applicant name Feasibility study funding Proof of concept funding
Earth Ocean and Space Pty Ltd $94,654 -
Industrial Monitoring & Control Pty Ltd $100,000 $1,000,000
Thaum Pty Ltd $100,000 $1,000,000
Vimana Tech Pty Ltd $100,000 -