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Research and Development

Conference Sponsorship Program

The Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer (OCSE) supports research conferences held in NSW. The assessment panel includes independent representatives from the NSW public sector and the broader research community.

Round 16 of the Conference Sponsorship Program is now closed. Please refer to the Guidelines for Applicants – Conference Sponsorship Program below for further information.

Key Dates

7 September 2022

Round opens

7 November 2022

Round closes

Early December 2022

Applicants notified of outcome


Guidelines for Applicants – Conference Sponsorship Program

Application Form

Applications are now closed for 2023.

Application form – Conference Sponsorship Program

Tips for Applicants

  • Comply with the specified word limit
  • Focus on why the conference is important and how it would benefit NSW (for example, alignment with the NSW Premier's Priorities)
  • Include an accurate budget with appropriate detail
  • Highlight why sponsorship is needed, and how grant monies would be spent

Previous Funding

In previous years, OCSE provided support to the following research conferences held in NSW.


Juliet Ono

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