Call for ex­pres­sions of in­ter­est for FWPA R&D project fund­ing

Australian Forests and Timber - - NEWS -

FOR­EST AND Wood Prod­ucts Aus­tralia in­vites the sub­mis­sion of re­search pro­pos­als for projects com­menc­ing from 1 July 2014 ad­dress­ing pub­lished FWPA in­dus­try re­search pri­or­i­ties. De­tails of for­est and wood prod­ucts in­dus­try pri­or­i­ties can be found in the se­ries of ac­tive in­dus­try in­vest­ment plans avail­able from In­vest­men­tPlans-and-Pri­or­i­ties

Each in­vest­ment plan pro­vides de­tails of in­dus­try out­comes ex­pected from suc­cess­fully com­pleted projects in ad­di­tion to guid­ance re­gard­ing the level of avail­able FWPA fund­ing within each pri­or­ity area. Pref­er­ence will be di­rected to­wards project pro­pos­als con­tain­ing sig­nif­i­cant lev­els of co-in­vest­ment by project part­ners and col­lab­o­ra­tors.

To­tal FWPA fund­ing of $1.5 mil­lion is avail­able for the 2014/15 fi­nan­cial year with an ex­pec­ta­tion that in­creas­ing lev­els of fund­ing will be ac­ces­si­ble for sub­se­quent fi­nan­cial years.

Fund­ing pro­pos­als, due by 28 Fe­bru­ary 2014, should be sub­mit­ted us­ing the form avail­able from http:// www. f wpa. com. au/ i nfor­ma­tion-for- re­searchers. Com­pleted pro­pos­als should be sub­mit­ted to chris. laf­[email protected]

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