Presentation on theme: "Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master subtitle style If you are developing an ARC Linkage proposal and looking for an industry partner,"— Presentation transcript:
Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master subtitle style If you are developing an ARC Linkage proposal and looking for an industry partner, the City of Melbourne is now providing annual funding as a collaborative industry partner organisation to research institutions leading Australian Research Council [ARC] Linkage project grants.Australian Research Council [ARC] Linkage project grants The City of Melbourne is interested in discussing potential research and development projects that enable a direct contribution in support of the Council’s 2013 – 2017 goals, which promote Melbourne as a: City for people Creative city Prosperous city Knowledge city Eco-city Connected city Our key fields of research interest include: the built environment and design, urban planning, engineering, knowledge initiatives, sustainability, local government, capital cities and human society. The funding provides financial, reputational and in-kind support for quality projects that foster research excellence, that enhance expertise and information sharing, and the deliver of long term benefits and new knowledge across the partnership. Research proposals go through a selection process by the City of Melbourne Research Branch, with approved projects required to meet the next available ARC Linkage Project round submission date.ARC Linkage Project Guidelines: Eligibility criteria Application process Expression of interest form Contact us Partnership Engagement Grants DM# 8297103
Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master subtitle style Partnership Engagement Grants Eligibility Criteria All applications will be assessed on the extent to which the proposal specifically contributes to one or more of the priorities contained in the City of Melbourne Council Plan. Proposals must also meet one or more of the following criteria: Attaining the goals and objectives outlined in the City of Melbourne Council Plan and Future Melbourne Community PlanCity of Melbourne Council Plan Future Melbourne Community Plan Improving public policy Improving local government functions Exploratory research that builds the knowledge base of emerging or immediate issues which impact on the City of Melbourne, its stakeholders or the municipality Design and quality of research proposal, ensuring practical and tangible outputs Degree of significance of research and its capacity to build on the City of Melbourne’s information base Evidence that the research will be transferrable/usable by the City of Melbourne. Evidence of a track record of research excellence: i.e. ERA results (Excellence in Research for Australia) high quality publications in existing field of research and quality preliminary data Other partner organisations involved in the collaboration Evidence that the information is not already available Exclusions The City of Melbourne may waive all (or part of) the assessment process where a proposal has been previously approved by the City of Melbourne and has been unsuccessful in gaining ARC funding, but requires revisions. The City of Melbourne will NOT consider the following proposals: Proposals which have already been funded through other City of Melbourne programs or activities, another grant, funding or and sponsorship program. Projects where one or more Partner Organisation is seeking expert external assistance outside their own organisation, in order to develop specific applications (for example: contracted research will not be supported).
Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master subtitle style Partnership Engagement Grants Application process: Expressions of interest (EOIs) are invited throughout the year. Successful EOI candidates will be notified and invited to complete a more comprehensive City of Melbourne application. The lead research institution will need to align the formal application with the next available ARC-LP round. Selection Process: WhatWhoWhen Complete expression of interest form (EOI) from City of Melbourne web site and submit the completed form to the Partnerships Officer by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com University/research institution representative [the representative]. Any time of year. City of Melbourne Research Branch notifies successful outcome of EOI and invites the representative to complete a full application. City of Melbourne Research Branch Partnerships Officer. 14 days from submission. City of Melbourne Research Branch receives full application from the representative. City of Melbourne Research Branch Partnerships Officer. 6 weeks from invitation to submit full application. Notification to the representative of the assigned City of Melbourne Project Manager and the approved City of Melbourne three year funding commitment. Project manager assists the representative with the project’s initial application, development, and support. City of Melbourne Research Branch Partnerships officer and City of Melbourne project manager 6 weeks onwards.
Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master subtitle style Partnership Engagement Grants Selection Process (cont’d): WhatWhoWhen Ongoing project application development, monitoring, completion of appropriate administration, agreements, signatures. Submit application to the ARC. City of Melbourne project manager, City of Melbourne Research Branch Partnerships Officer and the representative. 6 weeks up to the ARC Linkage Project application submission date by lead institution. ARC Linkage Project grant announcements – the representative to notify the City of Melbourne project manager, and/or City of Melbourne Research Branch Partnerships Officer of the outcome. City of Melbourne project manager, City of Melbourne Research Branch Partnerships Officer and the representative. ARC Linkage Project ARC Linkage Project announcement dates. Ongoing project work: year 1, year 2, year 3. Annual reporting to City of Melbourne on project progression. City of Melbourne project manager and the representative. Post ARC announcement date. Year 1 – 3. Project conclusion. Publications, data release, outcomes, presentations and other reporting as permitted and required. City of Melbourne Research Branch Partnerships Officer and project manager. Year 3.
Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master subtitle style Partnership Engagement Grants Application lodgement Applications may be lodged by email in word or power point format to: Partnerships Officer City Research Branch City of Melbourne T: 03 9658 9587 E: firstname.lastname@example.org@melbourne.vic.gov.au