Contestable funding

Contestable funding

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Open funding programs can ignite new ideas and innovation.

We operate a contestable funding process to encourage researchers, and research organisations from the broader sugar research community and other sectors, to bring their best ideas to our industry.

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The contestable funding process is managed by the Research Funding Panel, an independent skills-based Panel appointed by the SRA Board.

The Panel ensures that through a rigorous and robust evaluation of all applications, only those research projects that address industry issues and national priorities are funded.

With accountability for all SRA-funded projects, every dollar invested in research will be used wisely to produce knowledge and practices that can be adopted on-farm and at the mill.