Funding opportunity- Forest and Wood products Australia

FWPA banner.jpgForest and Wood Products Australia invites the submission of research proposals for projects commencing from 1 July 2014 addressing published FWPA industry research priorities. Details of forest and wood products industry priorities can be found in the series of active industry investment plans available from

Each investment plan provides details of industry outcomes expected from successfully completed projects in addition to guidance regarding the level of available FWPA funding within each priority area. Preference will be directed towards project proposals containing significant levels of co-investment by project partners and collaborators.

Total FWPA funding of $1.5 Million is available for the 2014/15 financial year with an expectation that increasing levels of funding will be accessible for subsequent financial years.

Funding proposals, due by Friday 28 February 2014, should be submitted using the form available from Completed proposals should be submitted to

Note this funding call is specifically for projects described within currently active FWPA R&D investment plans.

Further information is available from

Chris Lafferty
Manager, Research Development and Extension
(03) 9927 3220