Science and Agribusiness Connect (SAC) aims to build the capability of Western Australia’s agricultural science sector by:
  • developing the State’s research excellence in agriculture;
  • boosting the work readiness of students in agriculture; and
  • fostering entrepreneurship and innovation in the sector.
Developed by the former Office of Science in consultation with key stakeholders, SAC's three constituent programs are: 
Applications are now closed for Round 2 of the Premier’s Agriculture and Aquaculture Entrepreneurship Program. Round 3 of the Program is anticipated to be advertised in mid-2018.

SAC is administered by the Office of Science and is part of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) Agricultural Science Research and Development Fund, one of 15 active projects under the State Government’s $400 million Seizing the Opportunity – Agriculture initiative. 

These initiatives have been made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program administered by DPIRD.

For more information please contact: 

Helen Hitchcock
Senior Policy Officer 
Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
Phone: +61 8 9222 0740


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