Applicants need to demonstrate unique ideas for using location data technology to deliver improvements to the state’s land and property sector, which might include:
- 3D and 4D data management and modelling
- information sharing and collaboration
- improved operational efficiency (eg. process automation)
- emerging digital technologies (eg. digital twin or smart city capability).
The grants will be awarded as follows:
- $25,000 to a First Nations candidate
- $25,000 research grant to a Curtin University academic or student
- $25,000 each for four WA-based small businesses or start-ups, with one grant co‑funded by DevelopmentWA.
In addition to the grant, successful candidates will be given targeted information sessions presented by each partnering agency, which this year are:
- Geoscience Australia; Positioning Australia
- Innovation Central Perth, Curtin University
- Department of Finance
- Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
- Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage.
Applications will open on July 1 and close on July 30, 2021.
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