A strong, vibrant and high-quality research and innovation ecosystem is critical for driving the prosperity of NSW and the nation. Research delivers the new ideas, products and skills needed to address complex policy issues and increase the take-up of technology to support productivity growth.
The Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer (OCSE) invests in research and development to ensure NSW is well positioned to respond to emerging and existing challenges through administration of the NSW Government's Research Attraction and Acceleration Program (RAAP). The RAAP strengthens the strategic links between diverse research stakeholders and provides funding to programs and projects based in NSW.
Round 15 of the Conference Sponsorship Program is now open. The deadline for applications is 28 January 2022.
The 2022 Physical Sciences Fund is now open for preliminary applications.
Expressions of Interest for the 2022 SBIR program challenges are now closed. The challenges will be announced shortly.