Applications have closed for ON Prime 3 – applying is a simple two-step process:

ON Prime 3 offered four research themes;

Once you decide which ON Prime category is for you, dive into the following steps:

Step 1: An online application

Each team is required to fill out an online application form on the ON Application portal (currently closed) and include a business model canvas and an optional video.

Step 2: Online evaluation

Once the application date has closed, online evaluation will commence and the highest rated applications will be invited to participate in ON Prime. Successful teams will be notified approximately two weeks after the application closing date. Applicants who do not successfully progress to ON Prime will be provided with access to detailed feedback from the evaluation process to help them refine and continue to work on their sci-tech ideas.

Applications are evaluated by a team of CSIRO and external experts in commercialisation and investment, against the following key criteria:

  • evidence of impact potential and market opportunity
  • competitive strength - technology readiness level and IP position
  • team strength - diversity, ability to be coached, multidisciplinary and cross-organisation
  • evidence of traction relevant to the program being applied for.

Important dates

  • Applications opened 3 July 2017
  • Applications closed 28 July 2017
  • Successful teams will be notified in August 2017

For further information, please feel free to contact us on@csiro.au and talk to one of our team.

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