NOW OPEN: Queensland METS Collaborative Projects Fund

The Queensland METS Collaborative Projects Fund will provide mining equipment, technology and services companies with access to $1.1 million to fast-track collaborative projects.

The Queensland METS Collaborative Projects Fund is intended to drive collaboration between Queensland METS companies, global suppliers, mine operators, research organisations and capital providers to support the improved productivity, competitiveness and innovative capacity of the Australian METS and mining sectors.

Delivered by METS Ignited with support from the Queensland Government, businesses can now submit an Expression of Interest for funding of $50,000 to $250,000 to develop or undertake collaborative activities with other METS companies with complimentary expertise.

Projects must be collaborative and industry-led with clear commercialisation applications for an innovative product or service.

Projects addressing opportunities identified through the Queensland Cluster Program are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • digital and data analytics
  • automation & robotics
  • tailings and mine affected water.

How to apply

This funding opportunity can be accessed by industry via an Expression of Interest (EOI) process.

To apply, please complete the Short Proposal Application Form and email to projects@metsignited.org.

Projects will be evaluated on their merit against alignment with the Queensland METS Collaborative Project Fund Program Guidelines.

Applications close on Monday 16 March 2020

Applications Close:

Monday 16 March 2020

Application Process

  1. Complete the Short Proposal Application Form (below).
  2. Email the completed template to projects@metsignited.org by close of business Monday 16 March 2020.

More information

For additional information please email projects@metsignited.org.

Downloads

Queensland METS Collaborative Projects Fund – Guidelines – December 2019

Queensland METS Collaborative Projects Fund – FAQS – December 2019

Queensland METS Collaborative Projects Fund – Short Form Proposal Template – December 2019