Innovation Districts Challenges
The Innovation Districts Challenges are designed to accelerate the commercialisation of research products that address the impacts of COVID-19 by businesses in partnership with universities and CSIRO in NSW.
Challenge themes align with the NSW Government ‘Respond, Recover and Reform’ approach to COVID-19.
Who is this for
Small to medium sized enterprises that have a product or service that directly addresses the impact of COVID-19 (see eligibility criteria).
What are the funding opportunities
The total funding pool available for each Challenge round is $500,000.
- Highest ranked applicant $250,000
- Second-highest ranked applicant $100,000
- Third-highest ranked applicant $30,000
- Highest ranked applicant in each Innovation District that is not one of the statewide overall recipients will be granted $10,000, as determined by the evaluation panel.
Challenge One is open
Challenge Statement: Health and wellbeing solutions that reduce the impact of COVID-19 on the people of NSW.
Check with your Innovation District partner for the local closing date.
Close date: 11 November 2020, 05:00 PM AEST
The Innovation Districts C19 R&D Challenges are led by the following Boosting Business Innovation Program partner organisations.
Question and further information
Contact your local innovation district partner leading challenge activities.
You can also contact the Global NSW Concierge at global.nsw.gov.au/contact-us or call 8222 4888