Australia’s AI Sprint

Over three months startups will receive access to tools, resources and expert support to help create and launch AI-powered solutions that bring economic and social benefits to Australia. Winners receive $300K worth of R&D support with two runners up receiving $100K each.

Main Sequence (CSIRO Innovation Fund)

Funds companies that solve one or more of these challenge areas: Enable the Next Intelligence Leap; Decarbonise the Planet; Supercharge Industrial Productivity; Reach Humanity Scale Healthcare; Bridge the Gap to Space; Feed 10 Billion People.

Natural Hazards Technology Program

Involves NSW Government agencies posing challenges to address current gaps in responding to, managing and recovering from natural hazards. There is also a ‘big ideas’ stream to help identify future technology capabilities. The potential partner agencies include NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS), State Emergency Services (SES), NSW Fire and Rescue, NSW Forestry Corp, Reconstruction Authority, […]

Beanstalk Drought Venture Studio

The Future Drought Fund has invested $10 million in a two-year pilot initiative aimed at enhancing the commercial availability of drought resilience products and services for Australian food and fibre producers.  Opens March 2024.