CRC-P Round 14 is now open

CRC-P Round 14 was opened by The Hon Ed Husic MP, Minister for Industry and Science on 19 January 2023 and will close at 17:00 AEDT on 2 March 2023.

The Round is open to all industry sectors however will have a focus on supporting projects in line with Government priorities, including the National Reconstruction Fund (NRF) priority areas and the Science and Research priorities. Applications that have a focus on the circular economy are also particularly encouraged as a specific government priority area.

CRC-P Round 13 outcomes announced

The Hon Ed Husic MP, Minister for Industry and Science, announced the outcomes of CRC-P Round 13 on 19 January 2023. Round 13 was open to all industry sectors.

For a full list of successful applications please see the CRC Projects selection round outcomes page.

Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants

Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants provide funding for short-term research collaborations. Find out how to apply for a CRC-P Grant to develop a new technology, product or service.

Closes in 25 days

Closing date: Thursday 2 March 2023 5:00pm AEDT Thu 2 Mar 2023 5:00pm AEDT

Application detail:
Outcome expected June 2023, Funding from July 2023

What do you get?

Matched funding of between $100,000 and $3 million. Grants are for up to 3 years.

Who is this for?

An industry-led research collaboration.


This grant supports short-term (up to 3 years), industry-led research collaborations.

Projects must:

  • develop a product, service or process that will solve problems for industry and deliver real outcomes
  • benefit small to medium enterprises (SMEs)
  • include education and training activities.

You can use the funding to cover costs directly related to your project including:

  • new research
  • proof of concept activities
  • pre-commercialisation of research outcomes
  • industry-focused education and training activities
  • conferences, workshops, symposia related to the joint research
  • information sharing and communications related to the research.

This is not a complete list and other costs may also be eligible.

If you’re after long-term collaboration funding, go to our CRC Grants page.


What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible as a lead applicant you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be incorporated in Australia and a trading corporation.

Your trading activities must be either:

  • enough to be called a trading corporation
  • a major, not minor, part of your overall activity.

Project partners must include:

  • 2 Australian industry organisations, including at least 1 SME
  • 1 Australian research organisation.


The CRC-P Round 14 Grant Opportunity is now open to applications. Before submitting an application you should read the CRC-P Round 14 grant opportunity guidelines.

All applications must be submitted through the on-line customer portal.

Apply now for Cooperative Research Centre Project Grants – Round 14

Before you apply, make sure you:

  • read the CRC-P – Round 14 Grant opportunity guidelines.

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Supported CRC Projects

Find details of the successful projects supported by CRC-P grants.

Get help and information to manage your supported CRC-P research project.

Key documents

Grant opportunity guidelines - Round 14

CRC-P sample application form

CRC-P sample grant agreement

CRC-P application financial workbook

CRC-P partner declaration form

Template Partners Agreement

CRC Program - Fact sheet

CRC Program - Frequently asked questions