$50 million research grants for Australian universities that focus on commercial outcomes

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated November 24 2021 - 11:23am, first published 8:00am
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced research funding for Australian universities that take up a commercial focus. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The federal government has released the first of its research election commitments, announcing a $243.5 million plan to incentive "trailblazer universities" to partner with industry on manufacturing priorities.


Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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