Call for EOI: Funding Opportunities for Vietnamese Digitalisation Initiatives

Round 3 now open

Funding opportunities for Vietnamese digitalisation initiatives

The Aus4Innovation program is now calling for expressions of interest in round 3 of their successful Innovation Partnership Grants.

Innovation Partnership Grants are designed to address emerging challenges or opportunities in Vietnam’s innovation ecosystem and strengthen Vietnam-Australia partnerships.

Under the theme ‘Enhancing Digital Transformation’, this round will focus on initiatives that have the potential to enhance digital transformation in the economy and deliver inclusive social impact. Suggested focus areas include:

  • smart manufacturing
  • smart agriculture
  • digital health
  • smart education
  • smart cities
  • finance and banking
  • e-government
  • natural resources and environment

Grants of between $100,000 and $1 million will be awarded on a competitive basis to existing partnerships between Australian and Vietnamese institutions to support tested initiatives that are ready to scale-up.

Key information about the grants and application process can be found here:

  • Grant Guidelines here
  • Frequently Asked Questions here
  • Application Platform here

The call for Expressions of Interest will close at 11:59 PM (AEST) Sunday 4 April 2021.

Innovation Partnership Grants are an important part of the AUD 11 million, four-year (2018-2022) flagship Aus4Innovation program to help strengthen the Vietnamese innovation system and prepare for Vietnam’s economic and digital future. It is funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and managed by CSIRO in strategic collaboration with the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam (MoST).

For any further questions, or requests for clarification on the Guidelines or application process, please email the Aus4Innovation Program: [email protected]

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