Grants announced to strengthen Australia-North Asia relations

Cooperation on climate change, support for women’s leadership and education partnerships are among projects awarded grants by the Australia-Korea Foundation, the Australia-Japan Foundation, and the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations.

The foundations promote connections, cooperation and understanding with Korea, Japan and China while showcasing Australian excellence.

Recipients for the 2022/23 grants rounds include:

  • A joint Victoria University, Qilu University of Technology and Qingdao University of Science and Technology probe into using seaweed originated polymer as a substitute for synthetic plastics through workshops and targeted research
  • The Australia-China Business Council Green Channel to foster Australia-China engagement and cooperation on climate change and low emissions technology
  • Deakin University’s partnership with Keio Business School and the Graduate School of Business Kyoto to support emerging women leaders across Australia and Japan.
  • The International Education Association of Australia’s National Symposium to build partnerships between Australian and Korean schools.

A full list of grant recipients is available via the Australia-Korea FoundationAustralia-Japan Foundation and the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations websites.


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