Funding opportunities


  • The Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships in Europe allows for funding for up to 24 months in a European research laboratory.  They are open to researchers of all nationalities, and any research topic. The candidate must hold a PhD at the date of call deadline (but max. 8 years since PhD). He/she should apply jointly with the European host laboratory and the host supervisor.
  • The  PHC  FASIC is  a  French-Australian  Hubert-Curien Partnership for cooperation in science, technology and innovation. Since 2018, it is implemented along three different schemes : FASIC Researchers, FASIC PhD, and FASIC Workshops.
  • The bidirectional  Nicolas Baudin Internship initiatives  (FR to AUS and AUS to FR) offers to French (Australian) students to undertake a research internship at an Australian (French) or  host university in collaboration with an industry partner.
  • The CNRS International Research Projects are aimed at organising working meetings or   seminars, developing joint research activity including field research, and  supervising students.
  • The French National Agency for Research ANR promotes  French project-based research encouraging collaboration between the public and private sectors. It also aims to strengthen the position of French research at European level and worldwide.
  • The French Agency for Ecological Transition ADEME supports applied research, development and innovation falls under the objectives of the public policies that promote energy and the environment and especially those relating to energy transition. ADEME can support doctoral students from outside the European Union.
  • Horizon Europe is the financial instrument implementing the research and innovation program in the European Union. Australian researchers are eligible but are only funded in specific cases. More info at Euraxess link for Australia and New Zealand. 


  • The Australian Research Council ARC administers the National Competitive Grants Program, a significant component of Australia’s investment in research and development, and has responsibility for Excellence in Research for Australia.
  • The Global Connections Fund GCF provides initial funding support specifically to promote Australian Researchers and Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) collaboration at an International level.