MRIWA Grant Applications

MRIWA accepts applications throughout the year for projects which address a challenge or issue facing the minerals industry in Western Australia and align to the MRIWA Research Priority Plan.

Rio Tinto & Founders Factory Mining Tech Program

Founders Factory and Rio Tinto are partnering with early stage startups to fund and accelerate technologies shaping the future of mining and expediting the path to a Net Zero future. Operating from both our hub in Perth and remote, the 4 month cohort-based support program offers founders access to Rio Tinto’s industrial expertise and advanced […]

National Energy Transition Accelerator

8-week program designed to launch early-stage Australian startups and founders with high-growth potential developing solutions to support the resources technology and critical minerals sectors in the global energy transition.

Collaborative Exploration Initiative Grants

Supporting mineral explorers in search of a range of metals and mineral elements in high demand for use in renewable energy and advanced technological applications. $17.5 million in funding available until June 2027.

METS Innovation Program

Assists companies in developing products and services that can deliver efficiencies and increased productivity and increase the competitiveness of the Mining, Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector.

Industry Partnership Program

Program funding will support projects that align with the Queensland new-industry development strategy which aims to develop industries that will be in demand as the world decarbonises. These industries include renewable energy manufacturing, critical minerals, battery industry development, green hydrogen, resource recovery and recycling, and the bioeconomy including biofuels and sustainable aviation fuel. The Program will also […]

High Emitting Industries Funding NSW

This program provides funding to high emitting NSW industries to help them reduce their emissions and strengthen their resilience into the future.

Qantas Climate Fund

The fund is dedicated to investing in solutions critical to achieving sustainability targets and reducing the aviation industry’s environmental impact, with a focus on sustainable aviation fuel and carbon removal technology.