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Science Research Development
Science Research Development business unit sits within the Department of State Growth. It is committed to the strategic development and sustainable growth of the science research sector in Tasmania.
Tasmania is fortunate to possess a diverse and substantial science research sector, attracting around $500 million in investment annually. The sector contributes significantly to economic activity, delivers knowledge, products and services that help other sectors to grow. It also seeks to solve problems affecting the Tasmanian community's quality of life.
The science research sector exhibits potential for further growth, as Tasmania possesses a number of competitive advantages in terms of natural assets, existing science research capabilities and liveability benefits. These advantages make the state an ideal location for Australian and international investment in local science research.
Citizen Science Grants
The Science Grants have now closed. To find out about aims of this program and who the successful applicants are please visit.
There are a number of programs available offering financial assistance to support the development of projects and career opportunities within the science sector including:
- Maker Projects Stream B
- Sponsorship grants for student science engagement and international competitions
- Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships
National Science Week 2017
National Science Week for 2017 will be held in 12 - 20 August.
Tasmanian event information will be released in July and before then science events being held in Tasmania are listed here http://www.scienceweek.net.au
If you are interested in receiving information about Tasmanian science related projects and opportunities please sign up to the department’s online newsletter Particle. For further information please email email@example.com