Research & development
Previous funding rounds
To view information about our current call, PhD, Masters and Honours scholarships, travel bursaries or visiting scholars bursaries, click here.
Investment applications 2016-17
As part of our targeted call for 2016-17 we invited project applications (PPAs) that addressed RD&E in three priority areas:
- Climate adaptation
- Economic Sustainability
- Quality and Provenance
The closing date for submitting preliminary project applications (PPAs) was Friday 6 November 2015. After consideration of the preliminary project applications, successful applicants were invited to submit final project applications (FPA) by Monday 22 February 2016.
Investment applications 2015-16
As part of our targeted call for 2015-16 we invited project applications that addressed RD&E in two priority areas:
- Customer insights
- Digital viticulture
The closing date for submitting preliminary project applications (PPAs) was Friday 14 August 2015. After consideration of the preliminary project applications, successful applicants were invited to submit final project applications (FPAs). FPAs were due Friday 2 October 2015.
Investment applications 2014-15
In our targeted call for 2014–15, we invited collaborative multi-disciplinary proposals as part of a two-stage process to address the three priority areas of:
- Process efficiency
- Vineyard profitability
Investment applications 2013-14
The high-priority research areas for new investments starting in 2013–14 were:
- Grapevine germplasm
- Yeast and bacterial germplasm.
Submission of final project applications closed Thursday 24 January 2013.
Investment applications 2012-13
In 2012–13, new investments were made in four high-prioirty areas. To guide these investments, gaps analyses were conducted and researcher briefings were held.
Objective measures of quality
New investments were also made in the six priority areas of:
- Climate change adaptability
- Improving spray efficacy
- Market access
- Packaging and transport
- Pest and disease management
- Vine balance and yield variability.