Expression of Interest - Challenge 3

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UNSW will work with industry partners and collaborative networks to identify and nominate three outstanding commercialisation proposals from small to medium businesses within our innovation district.

If you feel your business can provide a compelling solution to address this challenge and meet the relevant eligibility criteria, then we would like to hear from you now.

Challenge 3: Entrepreneurship

NSW Government calls for R&D solutions that strengthen the entrepreneurship capability of the State for a post-COVID-19 economy.

Proposed projects might:

  • Be scalable and research-based technology products or services
  • Help sectors pivot to high growth technology solutions
  • Strengthen Australia’s sovereign capability and local supply chains
  • Implement a sustainable and novel solution to an area in need of reform, such as aged care, food security
  • Address the workforce gap created by international closures (students, reduced migration)
  • Champion Indigenous entrepreneurs.


Expression of Interest closes: 3 September

  • Eligibility confirmation
  • Stage Two application preparation (including pitch deck and 2-min video)

Final applications submitted to NSW Treasury.

For more information:

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Visit NSW Treasury website for further details

UNSW Contact:
Danielle Neale
Mobile: 0481 451 636

Stage 1 Expression of Interest

Applicant Details


Successful solutions must be fully commercialised within 12 months of receiving grant funds.


Full details of the criteria for assessment can be found on the NSW Treasury website.
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