The program supports Australia’s high-quality researchers to lead ground-breaking industry-linked projects to better translate research into new products and services that boost Australia’s economy.
The program consists of two streams:
- Industry Linked PhD stream: This stream is for outstanding PhD candidates to undertake research projects co-designed by university and industry, with opportunities to be embedded in an industry setting and participate in a 12-week training program.
- Industry Researcher PhD stream: This stream is for highly capable industry professionals who are supported by their employers to undertake PhD projects in partnership with a university while retaining industry employment and salary benefits.
The program is part of a $296 million government initiative to build up research talent skilled in university-industry collaboration and harness the world-class research Australian universities are known for.
Applications for Round 2 close on 4 August 2023. For more information, visit the National Industry PhD Program webpage.