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Call for proposals

Call for proposals for 2017/18 funding - APPLICATIONS CLOSED ON 13 FEBRUARY 2017

Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI) has ended its annual ‘Call for Proposals’ for organisations interested in On-farm and Off-farm R&D projects with AWI.

AWI invited individuals, companies and organisations to submit project applications that address AWI strategic priorities and programs. These are detailed in AWI’s strategic plan which is available from here.

Research portfolios include:

1. Sheep Production:

        a.  Sheep Health & Welfare
        b.  Vertebrate Pests
        c.  Reproduction
        d.  Genetic Improvement
        e.  Farm Automation & Software Development
         f.  Feedbase & Eco-credentials
        g.  Fibre Advocacy

2. Wool Grower Services:

        a.  Sheep & Wool Management Skills
        b.  Wool Harvesting & Quality Preparation

3. Processing Innovation & Education Extension:

        a.  Product & Processing Innovation

To help you identify the type of projects AWI would like to invest in, AWI prepared a table that sets out the programs in each of these strategic areas as well as the AWI Manager responsible for the areas. These areas are aligned with the 2016-19 Strategic Plan.

When submitting proposals for 2017/18 funding, applicants used the main Project Proposal Response Form (OR the Shearer Training Proposal Response Form and Shearer Training Budget Breakdown Attachment if applicable).

If you have any questions please send these to projects@wool.com or call the AWI Office on (02) 8295 3100.