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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.
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Last updated
3 March, 2017

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