Current opportunities

The current Business Development and Commercialisation opportunities are listed below:

Expression of Interest (EOI) Spray Drift Hazard Alert and Warning System

The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) and Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) have been collaborating to minimise the risk of spray drift from cotton and grain properties. GRDC and CRDC wish to explore partnership opportunities with interested third parties to further develop and deploy a Spray Drift Hazard Alert and Warning System (Technology) for use by cotton and grain producers in NSW and QLD, with potential to expand to other States and industries.

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Expressions of Interest to breed Vetch in Australia - CLOSED - Evaluation in progress

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) have co-invested in the breeding and commercial release of vetch since 1992, assisting vetch to become an important pasture in Australia. The germplasm generated in this program is currently co-owned by GRDC and SARDI.

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Expressions of Interest to Breed Milling Oats and Hay Oats in Australia - CLOSED - Evaluation in progress

AgriFutures Australia (AgriFutures), on behalf of itself, Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) (together referred to as the Partners) are calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from the commercial sector to continue the National Oats Breeding Program and develop both milling and hay oats varieties for Australian growers.

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Accelerator Program

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) wishes to collaborate with Accelerators to support the placement of grains-focused innovations from growers and other non-traditional partners. As there are numerous Accelerators and programs in Australia, GRDC wishes to interact on a non-exclusive, case-by-case basis. GRDC is seeking Proposals from parties interested in collaborating with GRDC to accomplishing these objectives.

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