Queensland-Chinese Academy of Sciences Collaborative Science Fund

The Queensland-Chinese Academy of Sciences Collaborative Science Fund provides grants of $125,000 over two years to Queensland research organisations.

What’s important

  • Applications are now closed.
  • Grants of $125,000 over two years were available to Queensland research organisations.
  • Chinese participants in approved projects will receive $125,000 from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
  • Eligibility criteria apply.


The proposed project must create or enhance a research alliance between Queensland and China research organisations. The project application must meet eligibility criteria:

  • focus on one of the three identified priority areas:
    • agricultural biotechnology and food research (including food safety)
    • human health and medical research
    • environmental sciences.
  • be led by a Queensland-based research organisation
  • have a lead participant (partner) that is a Chinese Academy of Sciences affiliated institute.

The program guidelines (PDF, 234.4KB) provide more information about the eligibility criteria.

Guidelines and conditions

Applications are now closed

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