As part of the ‘Plan for Australian Jobs’ announced in February this year, the Federal Government hopes to establish Industry Innovation Precincts to foster collaboration between businesses and researchers. Manufacturing and Food Precincts have already been announced, leaving open the possibility for establishing eight further Precincts.

Precincts will be determined by a two stage competitive selection process, and applications for Stage 1 of the process are now open until 5 June 2013. Further information about the application process can be found here.

Key Points

Precincts will: