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Discovery Program

Discovery funding recognises the importance of fundamental, ‘blue sky’ research to Australia. It supports the national innovation system to build 'new' knowledge and a knowledge-based economy though:

  • developing new ideas/knowledge
  • creating jobs
  • economic growth, and
  • enhanced quality of life in Australia.

The Discovery Program delivers benefit to Australia by building Australia's research capacity by supporting:

  • excellent, internationally competitive research by individuals and teams
  • research training and career opportunities for the best Australian and international researchers
  • international collaboration, and
  • research in priority areas.

The Discovery schemes are: 

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