We administer the National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP) which supports the highest-quality fundamental and applied research and research training through national competition.
The NCGP supports:
- high quality research leading to the discovery of new ideas and the advancement of knowledge
- facilities and equipment that researchers need to be internationally competitive
- researchers at different stages of their careers, including training and skills development of the next generation of researchers
- incentives for Australia’s most talented researchers to work in partnership with leading researchers throughout the national innovation system and internationally, and to form alliances with Australian industry.
The NCGP comprises 2 funding programs Discovery and Linkage.