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Applications open for $6m in project funding for METS sector

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Applications are now open for the third tranche of the METS Ignited Collaborative Project Fund with a focus on robotics and automation.

A total of $6m in project funding will be awarded to mining equipment, technology and services (METS) businesses fostering collaboration and innovation.

The federal government has provided $15.6m over four years (2015-19) to METS Ignited as part of the Industry Growth Centre Project Fund to incentivise collaboration and address sector priorities.

This funding established the METS Ignited Collaborative Project Fund, which supports industry-led projects to improve the productivity, competitiveness and innovative capacity in the METS sector.

Companies that participate in the mining supply chain are invited to submit a short application form in order to be considered for a portion of the funding.

For this round, METS Ignited is emphasising the importance of projects in the areas of robotics and automation.

Applications are open until August 31.

For further information visit: https://www.metsignited.org/Story?Action=View&Story_id=88

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