$1M NORTHERN TERRITORY PROJECT FUND
NERA invites collaborative, industry-led projects that deliver sector-wide impact in the Northern Territory to apply for up to $1 million in matched funding to boost the region’s global competitiveness, productivity and sustainability.
The new funding has been made available by NERA to assist the sector adopt and commercialise new technology, innovate at speed and embrace new services and products that can increase the region’s capacity to remain globally competitive.
About the $1m Northern Territory Project Fund
The Northern Territory has globally significant onshore and offshore energy reserves and has a long history as a supplier of oil, gas and uranium to global markets. NERA is looking to fund industry-led, collaborative projects that demonstrate innovative solutions for the Northern Territory’s energy resources sector, with the aim of enhancing productivity, competitiveness and long-term sustainability. Projects must have matched industry funding, demonstrate a clear benefit to the Northern Territory energy resources sector and address one or more of the knowledge priorities identified in the NERA Sector Competitiveness Plan- a strategic roadmap for Australia's oil, gas, coal and uranium industries and value chains.
Who can apply for funding?
Collaborative project proposals are invited from a wide variety of sources with concepts developed between SMEs, operators, researchers, public sector entities or innovators all be considered.
What projects can receive funding?
Projects must have matched industry funding, be undertaken in the Northern Territory and address one or more of the knowledge priorities identified in the NERA Sector Competitiveness Plan- a strategic roadmap for Australia's oil, gas, coal and uranium industries and value chains.
When do applications close?
Applications must be received by 24 October 2018.
How to apply?
Proposals for the Northern Territory Project Fund are now open, and applicants can register for the EOI here. You will receive an email with a unique URL to complete the electronic application process. You will be able to save and revisit your application at anytime prior to submissions closing on Wednesday the 24th October.
Want more information?
FAQs regarding the Northern Territory Project Fund and how to apply are available here.
For further information on eligibility criteria, funding requirements and how to apply please refer to the expression of interest guidelines.