FIAL Subsidy

APR.Intern has partnered with Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL) to accelerate STEM PhD research talent into Australian food and agriculture businesses.

Under the agreement, FIAL will provide food and beverage businesses with a subsidy of up to $5,000 on the cost of a PhD student research placement.

Facilitated by APR.Intern, these 3-month student placements connect food and agribusinesses with Australia’s brightest emerging PhD research students.

PROJECT COSTS

FIAL Subsidy

3-Month Project:

$20,000
Full Project Cost

$5,000
FIAL Voucher Subsidy

$15,000
Net Cost to Industry Partner

Full project cost includes a $3,000 per month student scholarship, a one-off $5,500 academic mentor fee and a one-off $5,500 project management fee.

HOW IT WORKS

COST-EFFECTIVE

  • Access to specialised PhD expertise
  • Used for controlled practice growth
  • Suitable for short-term skill needs
  • Eligible for R&D tax incentive

RAPID RESULTS

  • Short, results-driven 3-month research projects
  • Quick turnaround on establishment
  • Responsive to changing business needs and priorities

HASSLE FREE

  • IP stays with company
  • No employment requirements
  • Pre-approved contract
  • Simple and transparent model
  • Proven and trusted

INDUSTRY ELIGIBILITY

Proposal must have relevance to furthering innovation in Australia’s food and beverage industry

One FIAL Intern Voucher per business per year

Project subject to FIAL review and approval

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Mark Ovens
Business Development Manager, APR.Intern

0400 764 763
m.ovens@aprintern.org.au