Round 4 recipients for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
Eleven businesses, in partnership with 4 universities across Queensland, will share in a total of $454,539. The funding will enable these small and medium sized enterprises to bring a graduate into their business to work on an innovative project designed to grow their business.
|Recipient||Knowledge Based Partner||Funding Offered by State to business (excl GST)||Project Summary|
|All Energy Pty Ltd||Queensland University of Technology||$40,667||Develop an app to help businesses reduce energy costs, improve thermal and electrical efficiency, explore waste management beyond land-filling and increase the sustainability of industry.|
|BiVACOR Pty Ltd||Griffith University||$50,000||Develop the motor control system of the BiVACOR artificial heart device to expand the functionality of the product.|
|Brain Injury Association of Queensland T/A Synapse||Griffith University||$39,316||Produce an online, culturally appropriate, research-based screening tool for neuro-cognitive assessment of Indigenous people living in regional and remote Queensland.|
|Campbell Scientific Australia Pty Ltd||James Cook University||$50,000||Developing low cost sensors to address problems surrounding water management using real time data from sensor feeds to alert clients prior to an environment crisis.|
|Central Highlands Science Centre Inc||Central Queensland University||$50,000||Develop a suite of pioneering STEM education packages for pilot at out- of- school Science Club that target primary aged students living in rural, regional and remote Queensland communities.|
|Community Lifestyle Support||Central Queensland University||$37,259||Provide affective access solutions to clients with complex motor impairments which limit muscular control by developing a MEMS-based switch option.
Note: MEMS- microelectromechanical systems is the technology of microscopic devices, particularly those with moving parts.
|DINGO Software Pty Ltd||Queensland University of Technology||$50,000||Research appropriate technologies and develop necessary tools to apply machine learning and prescriptive analytics to the analysis of online and batch condition monitoring data from assets in the mining, oil & gas, rail and utilities sector.|
|Forester's Community Finance Ltd||Queensland University of Technology||$25,333||Reposition the digital presence of Foresters' online loan offering that will provide people with knowledge and options to make financial decisions.|
|Queensland Ballet||Queensland University of Technology||$37,963||Undertake a research and development project to inform Ballet Moves for Adult Creative Health (BMACH) a program specifically tailored to improving the wellbeing of mature adults.|
|SeaLink Queensland Pty Ltd||James Cook University||$24,000||Development of a North Queensland Tourism Knowledge Cluster strategy to attract more visitors to the region and boost tourism expenditure.|