A Selection of Our Client's Success
VenturePro client The University of Queensland was awarded $40.2 million from the Commonwealth Government Education Investment Fund to create a new Centre for Advanced Imaging and to enhance the current National Imaging Facility.
VenturePro client James Cook University was awarded $1.04 million from the Queensland NIRAP Fund to develop a universal ultrasensitive diagnostics platform.
$2 million to the Queensland Sustainable Aviation Fuel Initiative - to source aviation biofuel from three types of processed feedstock: sugarcane juice and bagasse; oilseed trees such as Pongamia; and algae. Funding program: National and International Research Alliances Program (NIRAP).
$1 million to Magnetica Ltd for its Very High Field MRI Magnet project - to develop and commercialise a portable MRI scanner. Queensland Government Research-Industry Partnerships Program (RIPP).
$280,000 to Monash University for an ARC Super Science Fellowship in the project 'Australia Surveys the Galaxies: The Central Role of Environment'.
$835,000 to Monash University for three ARC Super Science Fellowships in the project 'Design and Fabrication of Molecular Machines: the Nanomachines of the Future'.
- VenturePro client Bond University was awarded $250k from the Queensland Research Industry Partnerships Program (RIPP) in late 2009 for research into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
- 100% success in 2008 round of Smart Futures Fund. All three submissions that VenturePro drafted with our clients were awarded the requested funding in the 2008 round - one NIRAP, one RIPP and one POC application. Out of the 2007 round for the Innovation Building Fund and the Innovation Project Funds VenturePro clients were awarded $38.6 million or 67% of the $58 million announced
- VenturePro client Flinders University and partners were awarded $30 million from the Australian Government to establish the Centre for Groundwater Research and Training. See press releases Flinders University and by the Climate Change Minister Penny Wong (Jan 2009)
- James Cook University awarded $1.035 million for a project entitled Universal Ultrasensitive Diagnostics Platform Alliance(2010)
- $20 million to James Cook University and partners to establish the Queensland Tropical Health Alliance (Oct 2008)
- VenturePro client The University of Queensland was awarded $30 million from the Australian Government and $18.75 million from partners to establish the Defence Materials Technology Centre (Dec 2007)
- $15 million from the Queensland Government to establish the Centre for Advanced Materials Processing and Manufacturing at The University of Queensland (Nov 2007)
- $986,000 to St Andrews Medical Research Institute to develop and trial a clinical governance system (Nov 2007)
- $808,000 to the Queensland Brain Institute for research in Alzheimer's disease (Nov 2007)
- $2 million to the Queensland University of Technology to establish the Syngenta Centre for Biofuels and $3.1 million to build the Mackay Biorefinery Pilot Plant (2007)
- $2 million to the Queensland University of Technology and CSIRO to establish the Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (2006)
- $6.5 million from the Queensland Government to establish the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology bionanoproduct development facility (2006)
- $10 million from CSIRO and the Queensland Government for the eHealth Research Centre (2006)
- $11 million from the Queensland Government for the Griffith University Institute for Glycomics (2006)
- $40 million from the Queensland Government and Atlantic Philanthropies to establish the Centre for Clinical Research at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (2005)
- $5.5 million from the Queensland Government to establish the Queensland Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Network (2005)
- $6.1 million to JK Tech to establish the Minerals Characterisation Research Facility (2005)
BioPharmaceuticals Australia (BPA) announces partnership
VenturePro client BPA confirmed a partnership with international drug manufacturer DSM Biologics to operate Australia's first major contract manufacturing facility for biologic drugs and therapeutics. We assisted BPA in the preparation of its tender to the Commonwealth Government and its business plan. See Press release by Queensland Premier Anna Bligh.
$28 million awarded to QUT.
VenturePro client QUT and its' partners were awarded $28 million in the 12th round of the Cooperative Research Centres Program. See Press release by Senator the Hon Kim Carr. The Wound Management Innovation CRC is intended to improve wound healing and quality of life for people with wounds, and provide cost-effective wound care that lessens burdens on Australia's healthcare system.