Australian Research Council (ARC): Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Remediation Research Program

The Australian Research Council (ARC) will fund a new research initiative, the PFAS Remediation Research Program through the ARC’s Special Research Initiative scheme.

The PFAS Remediation Research Program aims to facilitate the development of innovative technologies to investigate and remediate PFAS (per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances) contaminated media including soil and other solid contaminated debris, groundwater, waterways and marine systems.

Funding & Duration

A total of $13M over three years is available for the program, starting in January 2018.

Grant applications for a minimum of $50,000 up to a maximum of $1M per year will be considered. The grand period per project is for a minimum of one year up to a maximum of three years.

Administering Organisations and Other Eligible Organisations must provide a contribution of cash and/or in-kind or other material resources to the project. Partner Organisations must provide a contribution of cash and/or in-kind support. The combined contributions of all Partner Organisations must total at least 20 per cent of the funding requested from the ARC.


View the Grant Guidelines (PDF) for eligibility details

Submission Requirements & Due Date

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