Applications are open for Australian and Austrian decarbonisation project grants

Dept of Climate Change, Energy, Environment & Water

The Australia-Austria Industrial Decarbonisation Demonstration Partnerships Program provides funding of AUD$20 million (€12 million). Transnational and Austrian applications open today. Australian applications open on Monday 22 April.

The program will:

  • support advancing the development of innovative technologies to decarbonise for hard-to-abate energy-intensive industries
  • strengthen connections between Australian and Austrian industry
  • share knowledge that will benefit Australia and Austria.

Applicants must have at least one partner from both countries. Up to $12 million is available for Australian industry. Australian applicants can seek up to $3.5 million in funding for a single grant.

The joint call is part of the Australian Government’s investment in international collaboration. It supports Australia’s ambitions to become a renewable energy superpower and the transition to net zero by 2050.

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