Strategic co-investment fund pool – preliminary concept form

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Project details*

Project title*

Fund name and theme/s*

Project duration in years*

Project leader*




Team members

Team member 1*


Team member 2


Team member 3


Project rationale*

Project summary including objectives, outputs and the project’s alignment with the investment theme/s?
(3000 character limit)

Project outcome*

List the outcomes for the Australian horticulture sector. It is important that the outcomes are able to be quantified and measured.
(1500 character limit)

Project methodology*

Describe the method that will be used to investigate the problem or opportunity.
(3000 character limit)

Research/Project team*

Describe the Principle Researcher/Lead Organisation’s experience in this field including related research and publications.
(1500 character limit)

Key resources*

Describe the resources required for this project (300 words max) including the amount and source of co-funding. Differentiate cash from in-kind noting that in-kind cannot be matched. Include details on total project budget listing the key cost items/activities associated with the project. For each activity provide justification of the cost (include equipment unit costs and salary as FTE etc).
(3000 character limit)

Value to industry*

Describe your estimation of the worth of the investment outcomes to industry. Please explain how you arrived at this estimate including the economic, environmental or social benefits.
(1800 character limit)

Delivering to industry*

Will the project deliver outcomes adoption-ready, or will additional R, D&E will be required? Please provide a summary of “What’s Next” if applicable.
(1200 character limit)

If other outputs need to be developed to enable delivery of the innovation to industry, estimate the time and cost that might be involved to the point of market release.
(1200 character limit)

Who will use this innovation? Outline the consultation you have had with potential users and if any further consultation is planned with industry. E.g. any levy paying growers, growers groups, peak industry body, industry associations, pack houses, supply chain members or research community.
(1200 character limit)

Industry adoption*

What is the expected industry adoption? Provide details of the target audience for adoption of the outcomes. What are the specific adoption targets e.g. region targeted, percentage of audience expected to implement the new technology etc? List the strategies for adoption including timeframe? What are the critical success factors or impediments to adoption?
(2000 character limit)

Agreement from other parties*

If you require collaboration from other parties to complete this project, please describe what you need, the parties involved and whether you have obtained agreement in principle for their collaboration (ie via sub-contracting).
(2000 character limit)


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