Royalties for Regions Ag Science R&D Grower Group Grants Open

DAFWA is pleased to advise two grant schemes which aim to grow WA’s agrifood sector are now open for applications. The grants form part of the Agriculture Sciences R&D Fund, managed by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, with Royalties for Regions investment. The two grant schemes are listed below:
Grower Groups R&D Grants Program Round 2 
The Grower Groups R&D Grants Program Round 2 is now open! The program seeks to generate profitability and growth in the agrifood sector through targeted, industry-driven R&D on key drivers of productivity and competitiveness, strategic development of industry’s capability through supply chains, and access to new markets, particularly high value Asian markets.
Applications for the Grower Group R&D Grants close Friday 10 February 2017.
Industry Grants for International Competitiveness (IGIC)
The IGIC program will invest up to $1.3 million in grants to support organisations working together along supply/value chains, who see their future as part of an internationally competitive export-oriented agrifood sector. Industry Consortia can apply for grants between $20 000 and $100 000 to develop strategies to drive international competitiveness at the enterprise and value chain level.
Applications for IGIC grants close Tuesday 24 January 2017.