What we fund

ANU research teams are invited to apply for funding from InSpace for activity which:

Examples of the impact and return sought

  • attract external funding and generate revenue for sustained development
  • consolidate ANU space-related expertise
  • utilise ANU facilities to greater effect (for example, the National Space Test Facility). 
  • promote collaboration across ANU and build long-term, productive relationships with national and global stakeholders
  • enhance the University’s capacity for specialist, space-related education
  • address the priorities of the Australian Space Agency and grow the national space industry
  • develop new space technology and essential infrastructure to meet high and growing demand, and
  • position ANU and Australia as leading providers of space data, testing, technology and training for national and international markets.

The InSpace portfolio currently comprises laser communications, infrared sensors, space medicine and space law.

Learn about projects that have already received funding from InSpace.

How to apply for InSpace funding

Before investing time in writing a proposal, please contact us to discuss your ideas and how they aligns with the national priorities and the ANU strategic goals of the InSpace Mission Fund.