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Round 1 recipients for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships program

Twenty-two businesses, in partnership with six universities across Queensland, will share in a total of $1.16 million. The funding will enable these small and medium sized enterprises to bring on a university graduate to assist with an innovative project designed to grow their business.


Recipient Knowledge Based Partner Amount Project Summary
Bioproton UQ $47,960 Develop a new process to remove dags from feedlot cattle.
Ellume UQ $50,000 Develop an innovative ultra-sensitive test to help diagnose respiratory syncytial virus – one of the most common causes of childhood lung infections.
Tanda QUT $43,333 Assess and communicate the benefits of the company’s online employee management system in order to access new markets and seek future growth partnerships.
Evolving Machine Intelligence UQ $48,527 Use a new machine-intelligent technology to build and demonstrate a modelling tool for aviation engines, to reduce engine maintenance costs and risks significantly.
Mackay GP Superclinic Central Queensland University $50,000 Develop an online program to allow clinical patients to enter their details on their smartphone or device beforehand, saving staff and patient time.
GSL: A Good Start to Life JCU $43,001 Develop online customer engagement and tools for young people affected by disability or mental health disorders.
Hear and Say QUT $49,667

Create a next-generation prosthetic ear for children with microtia using advanced 3D computer modelling and printing technology.

ImmersaView QUT $44,267 Improve existing immersive display software products to enable the company to compete for larger, more complex contracts.
Music Broadcasting Society of Queensland UQ $24,960 Expand the Silver Memories radio service in Queensland aged care facilities, for the benefit of people living with dementia.
Natura Pacific Griffith University $22,550 Create an educational app that will promote the use of native plant species and help reduce the spread of weeds in local ecosystems.
RedEye Apps QUT $37,333 Design and develop the second version of the company’s engineering drawing and data management app, allowing clients to manage data and complete work orders on the go in a central cloud-based location via a Big Data solution.
Statcom Solutions QUT $50,000 Using new battery technology to create an energy storage system to provide power quality support on utility low voltage networks.
Taylor Willis Town Planners Bond University $41,021 Identify a range of efficient, cost-effective residential development housing products for 405 square metre lots, contributing to the creation of liveable communities.
EduCorp (The Education Corporation) The Corporations Professional Ecosystem Pty Ltd QUT $34,073 Create an online professional ecosystem by developing an innovative website for educators.
Nitestar Security Group QUT $49,332 Expand the company’s use of drone technology and research into new commercial services.
Airtime Holdings Pty Ltd Griffith University $37,000 Undertake research and develop online calculators to reduce carbon emissions in high-rise buildings.
Hear Check UQ $33,074 Develop an innovative audiology service accessible to rural and remote patients using telemedicine/telehealth techniques.
Townsville Engineering Industries JCU $50,000 Develop low cost wireless sensors to monitor equipment and reduce downtime, primarily in the mining and sugar industries.
Truii QUT $48,000 Develop user-friendly charting and mapping functionality for the online data platform.
Working Mouse UQ $50,000 Move the company’s model-driven engineering approach to software development to a cloud-based platform, enabling customers to create and maintain their own software-as-a-service applications .
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YFS Griffith University $36,000 Develop and evaluate a youth engagement model and upskill young people in digital mediums to become agents of change and help prevent domestic violence.
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Last updated
10 January, 2017

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