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CRC Round 21

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Building 4.0 CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $28,000,000 over 7 years

Participant Contributions: $102,000,000 (cash and in-kind)

Through collaboration and new technologies of the 4th industrial age, Building 4.0 CRC will catapult the industry into an efficient, connected and customer-centric future. This will deliver better buildings at lower cost and the human capacity to lead the industry into the future.

SmartCrete CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $21,000,000 over 7 years

Participant Contributions: $69,000,000 (cash and in-kind)

SmartCrete CRC is a collaboration of asset owners, industry, small-medium enterprises, the supply chain and academic community which will work to step change the Australian concrete industry. SmartCrete will implement four key enablers for industry competitiveness - an innovation interface with regulators/standards bodies, skills and training development, risk mitigation performance testing and new products and processes across Australia.

Reliable Affordable Clean Energy (RACE) for 2030 CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $68,500,000 over 10 years

Participant Contributions: $279,000,000 (cash and in-kind)

The Reliable Affordable Clean Energy for 2030 (RACE for 2030) CRC will maximise customer benefits from the rapid technological changes in low-cost renewable energy, network integration and smart energy management. RACE for 2030 will bring together the entire energy sector to improve business competitiveness, reduce consumer energy bills, foster Australian energy technology exports, and cut carbon emissions.

CRC for Transformations in Mining Economies (CRC TiME)

Grant Funding (GST excl): $29,500,000 over 10 years

Participant Contributions: $105,000,000 (cash and in-kind)

The CRC for Transformations in Mining Economies (CRC-TiME) will bring together a unique partnership of leading mining companies, mining equipment, technology and services (METS) companies, regional and community development organisations, governments and research partners. The CRC will drive transformational change to enable regions and communities to transition to a prosperous and sustainable post-mine future.

Future Energy Exports (FEnEx) CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $40,000,000 over 10 years

Participant Contributions: $122,250,000 (cash and in-kind)

Future Energy Exports (FEnEx) CRC will bring together national and international partners with expertise in LNG, hydrogen, digital technologies and sector development from industry, government, and research organisations. The CRC will assist in building a skilled workforce to support Australia’s evolving energy export industry and will develop and deliver micro-credentials that help existing workforces transition into the growing digital and hydrogen sectors.

CRC Round 20

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Blue Economy CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $70,000,000 over 10 years

Participant Contributions: $258,687,981 (cash and in-kind)

The Blue Economy CRC will bring together national and international expertise in aquaculture, marine renewable energy and marine engineering as part of a collaborative effort between industry, researchers and the community to develop innovative and sustainable offshore industries to increase Australian seafood and marine renewable energy production.

SmartSat CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $55,000,000 over 7 years

Participant Contributions: $167,316,158 (cash and in-kind)

The SmartSat CRC will foster the creation of next generation space-technologies and make Australia more competitive in the global space economy by supporting the next wave of growth in critical industries including agriculture, transport, logistics, communications and mining, generating new high-tech jobs and strengthening national defence and security.

Future Battery Industries CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $25,000,000 over 6 years

Participant Contributions: $110,885,882 (cash and in-kind)

The Future Battery Industries CRC will address industry identified gaps in the battery industries value chain, support battery deployment and optimise the circular economy for battery waste recycling resulting in value creation, sustainability and global competitiveness of Australia’s battery value chain.

Future Food Systems CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $35,000,000 over 10 years

Participant Contributions: $149,580,122 (cash and in-kind)

The Future Food Systems CRC will work across the food supply chain and incorporate innovations in protected cropping, advanced manufacturing, smart logistics and food science to underpin high value industries in agrifood hubs and position Australia as a leader in supply of premium, nutritionally dense food goods.

CRC Round 19

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Digital Health CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $55,000,000 over 7 years

Participant Contributions: $174,224,000 (cash and in-kind)

The Digital Health CRC will improve the health and health care of Australians and advance the economy through collaborative research and development that combines multi-disciplinary skills, industry knowledge, technologies, networks and data to: empower consumers; understand and manage health risks of individuals and communities; support clinical practice; improve system efficiency and access to quality care; and build and enhance businesses to provide high value jobs and solutions in a growing global market.

Fight Food Waste CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $30,000,000 over 10 years

Participant Contributions: $102,900,000 (cash and in-kind)

To secure Australia's food future, the Fight Food Waste CRC will reduce food waste throughout the supply chain, transform unavoidable waste into innovative high-value co-products and engage with industry and consumers to deliver behavioural change. Winning this fight has a $20 billion annual prize by increasing industry profitability, tackling food insecurity and enhancing Australia’s reputation as a sustainable and trusted producer of premium food products.

Future Fuels CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $26,250,000 over 7 years

Participant Contributions: $64,389,000 (cash and in-kind)

The Future Fuels CRC will provide enabling research and development to transition energy infrastructure to a low-carbon economy using fuels such as hydrogen and biogas. It will develop transition pathways for existing infrastructure and equipment to transport and use these new fuels today and well into the future. Collaborating with over 50 companies, 6 universities, the energy market operator and state regulators, this CRC will realise the potential to store and deliver reliable, clean, and affordable energy through both new and repurposed networks.

MinEx CRC

Grant Funding (GST excl): $50,000,000 over 10 years

Participant Contributions: $165,738,000 (cash and in-kind)

Current declining mineral discovery rates mean fewer future mines. MinEx CRC will create new opportunities for mineral discovery by delivering: more productive, safer and environmentally friendly drilling methods; new technologies for collecting data while drilling; and exploration data on never before sampled deposits. The outcomes will also grow the high value Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector.