The Australian Government has completed its review of programs to ensure its investments are targeted and aligned with policy priorities.

Round 1 of the Catalysing the Artificial Intelligence Opportunity in Our Regions program is continuing. Applications are currently under assessment.

Catalysing the Artificial Intelligence Opportunity in Our Regions Round 1


This program provides businesses with up to $500,000 to support the development, implementation and demonstration of real-world applications of artificial intelligence technologies
Closed

The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Grants from $250,000 to $500,000.

Who is this for?

Regional industries, businesses and communities partnering together to deliver projects using artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

Overview


Applicants should demonstrate how their project:

  • supports the development, implementation and demonstration of real-world applications of artificial intelligence technologies that address challenges in regional area(s) in Australia
  • increases the awareness and understanding of real-world artificial intelligence applications, opportunities, benefits and risks in regional area(s)
  • develops new partnerships between regional industries, businesses and communities with the Australian technology sector.

Successful applicants and projects will contribute to the program’s goals. The program outcomes are:

  • increased adoption, development and use of artificial intelligence technologies in regional area(s) to lift the competitiveness, productivity and sustainability of industry and business
  • greater trust, inclusion and awareness of artificial intelligence technologies and their applications in regional area(s)
  • to bring forward the potential economic, productivity, social and environmental benefits of artificial intelligence in regional Australian economies and communities, supporting job creation.

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Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Standard grant agreement

Accountant declaration

CEO/Board letter template

Project partner letter of support