ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centres 2018

Funded by: Australian Research Council

The Industrial Transformation Training Centres scheme fosters close partnerships between university-based researchers and other research end-users to provide innovative Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and postdoctoral training, for end-user focused research industries that are vital to Australia's future.

The Industrial Transformation Training Priorities are research areas identified by the ARC that are updated from round to round. The current Industrial Transformation Priorities are:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Cyber Security
  • Food and Agribusiness
  • Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals
  • Mining Equipment, Technology and Services
  • Oil, Gas and Energy Resources.

The objectives of the Industrial Transformation Training Centres scheme are to:

  • foster opportunities for Higher Degree by Research candidates and postdoctoral fellows to pursue industrial training
  • drive growth, productivity and competitiveness by linking to key growth sectors
  • enhance competitive research collaboration between universities and organisations outside the Australian higher education sector
  • strengthen the capabilities of industries and other research end-users in identified Industrial Transformation Priority areas.

Getting started

1.  Each College deals with a different volume of applications, offers different services and has a different internal deadline.

  • Contact your College Research Office to advise of your intent to submit an application.
  • Ensure you are informed of internal deadlines and obtain any resources available to support you in preparing your application.
  • Please note:  The Research Services Division is the single point of contact with the ARC.  If you have questions contact your College Research Office (links below).

2.  Start your proposal in ARC's Research Management System (RMS).

  • Applications for Inducation Transformation Training Centres 2018 opened in RMS on 1 September 2017 and closed 15 November 2017.
  • To ensure that you receive any updates from the ARC about this scheme please visit the ARC website.
  • Please note that you must enter the ANU as the Administering Organisation in section A1 of the application.  If you do not have an RMS account please request a new account.

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Updated March 2018

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