Funder: Federal – Infrastructure
Grant Background: The Regional Decentralisation Agenda – Securing Raw Materials Program provides businesses with up to $5 million to relocate or expand into regional areas and partner with a regional university or research organisation.
The program will:
- support research and development into innovative and locally sourced raw material supplies and capitalise on a region’s comparative advantages
- establish, secure and strengthen the supply of innovative or improved raw materials to Australian industry, particularly regional industries
- increase economic activity, diversity and jobs in regional areas, including by establishing new industry sectors, businesses and suppliers
- support and strengthen partnerships between industry and regional universities and research organisations.