About the program
The Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowships program supports researchers partnering with industry to complete original research that will have a positive impact on Queensland.
The program is focused on establishing and/or maintaining meaningful collaboration between researchers and industry.
Funding and support
The following fellowship grants are available:
- early-career fellowships – $160,000 over two years, or $240,000 over three years (excluding GST)
- mid-career fellowships – $240,000 over two years, or $360,000 over three years (excluding GST).
The applicant organisation must be a Queensland-based agency that conducts research as part of its core activities, including some universities, government agencies, not-for-profit organisations, and companies. The applicant organisation nominates the proposed Fellow.
The proposed Fellow must:
- be an Australian citizen or have Australian residency for the duration of the proposed fellowship when submitting the application
- be employed by the applicant organisation in a minimum 50% FTE capacity
- spend a minimum 50% FTE on the fellowship
- work and reside in Queensland for the duration of the fellowship
- have a PhD research qualification with:
- up to 5 years post-PhD research experience for early-career fellowships
- 5 to 10 years post-PhD research experience for mid-career fellowships.
- have a research proposal that addresses one of the investment areas outlined in the program guidelines
- have one or more Queensland-based industry/end-user partners
- have cash co-funding from the applicant and/or partner organisations that equals or exceeds the funding sought from the Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowships program.
- Industry Research Fellowships Guidelines 2023 (PDF 900Kb) (updated on 7 August 2023)
- Industry Research Fellowships Terms and Conditions 2023 (PDF 270Kb)
- Existing Queensland-based researchers should contact their agency’s Office of Research or Grants Management Team.
- For all other enquiries, please email email@example.com.
View the successful recipients of the Industry Research Fellowships.