Opportunities for Australian SMEs through CRC-P Round 8

21 August 2019

The Prime Minister, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, and Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon. Karen Andrews MP, announced the opening of CRC Projects Round 8 on 13 August 2019.

Through CRC-P Round 8, industry-led collaborations are provided with short-term (up to three years) matched funding of up to $3 million. 

The round includes $20 million in funding for projects that address reducing plastic waste and boosting plastics recycling and over $10 million for projects developing Australia's critical minerals capability. 

With particular focus on developing Australia's critical minerals capability, CRC-P Round 8 will help enable SMEs to develop important new technologies, products and services, which in turn ensures Australia is situated to take advantage of new market opportunities.

Applications are open until 24 September 2019 5:00 pm AEST.

To apply, and for information on previous grant recipients, click here. It is also recommended that you read the grant opportunity guidelinessample grant agreement and factsheets before submitting an application.