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

Open

Closes in 30 days

Closing date: 21 Feb 2022 05:00 PM AEDT

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.

Eligibility


You can apply if you meet the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria are a set of rules that describe who we can consider for this grant. You can apply if you:

  • are an eligible entity
  • have an eligible project
  • have eligible expenditure.

To be eligible your must have at least one Project Partner. At least one entity involved must be a regional participant.

The rules are in the grant opportunity guidelines.

Applying


You should read the grant opportunity guidelines and sample grant agreement before you apply. 

To apply, you must submit your application through the online portal. You’ll need to set up an account when you first log into the portal. The portal allows you to apply for and manage a grant or service in a secure online environment.

Apply now for Catalysing the Artificial Intelligence Opportunity in Our Regions Round 1

Before you apply, make sure you:

  • read the guidelines.

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Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Standard grant agreement

Accountant declaration

CEO/Board letter template

Project partner letter of support