CAESIE: Connecting Australian European Science & Innovation Excellence

CAESIE is a bilateral partnership initiative programme between the European Union and Australia. It is  specifically targeted to establish science and technology collaboration and partnership between small to medium enterprises (SMEs) businesses and researchers (in Europe and Australia). Details here.


CAESIE Priming Grants: Second Call 2014

Expressions of Interests open from the 1st August-26th September 2014

Applications Now Open to Approved EOIs from 1st-30th September 2014

CAESIE is pleased to announce a second call for Priming Grants (PGA-2).


These grants are slightly different from those previously provided.

In this round, a one-time grant of AUD 7,000/EU 4,800 will be made to successful applicants to support initial meetings and discussions between new and emerging Researcher/SMEs partnerships (e.g. travel and meetings focused on forming a relationship leading to ongoing collaboration activities).  Unlike the first call there is only one stage with no follow on funds.

The process and deadlines are different from the 2013 call so PLEASE go to the link below and carefully read the details, and also download the 2014 PGA Guidelines.

Full details are available here

Horizon 2020 & CAESIE

Horizon 2020, is a  flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness. Running from 2014 to 2020 with a budget of just over €70 billion, the EU’s new programme for research and innovation is part of the drive to create new growth and jobs in Europe.