This $45 million grant initiative funds world-leading research, development and commercialisation infrastructure to help accelerate NSW’s shift to net zero emissions by 2050.

These grants will invest in initiatives that significantly reduce emissions in high-emitting and hard-to-abate industries across the state. They will support investment in infrastructure that:

What funding is available?

We are seeking expressions of interest (EOIs) from applicants for grants between $1 – $10 million to support infrastructure projects.

Who is eligible?

These grants are open to organisations that can demonstrate experience in developing and managing this type and scale of infrastructure. This could include industry or research organisations.

The four types of infrastructure eligible for this grant are:

  1. new or upgraded major innovation infrastructure
  2. e-infrastructure to generate data
  3. physical infrastructure to store data
  4. other infrastructure that supports significant decarbonisation.

Collaboration between organisations is encouraged. Further details on eligible applicants, and the types of infrastructure eligible for funding through this grant, can be found in the guidelines.

We recently held an information session online. Please view the presentation about the Clean technology research, development and commercialisation infrastructure grants and Net Zero Industry and Innovation.

How to apply?

EOIs for research, development and commercialisation infrastructure grants are now open. The EOI application period will close on 22 April 2022 at 5.00pm AEST.

The EOI is the first in a two-stage competitive application process. Successful EOI applicants will be invited to submit a full application.

For more information and to apply, please click here. If you have any questions about this grant or your project contact the Clean Technology Innovation team at [email protected].