Kickstart funding

Kickstart is an internal Curtin funding program that can assist with the costs of proof of concept, prototyping, pilot scale trialling, business planning and other activities that will accelerate the translation of research outcomes towards commercial success.

The funding is available for projects that have considerable commercial potential and have an identified pathway to market.

Obtain Kickstart funding

To obtain Kickstart funding, projects are assessed by the commercialisation team with input from the Commercialisation Advisory Board. Funding approval is by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Research.