This system will be undergoing scheduled maintenance between and and may be unavailable during this time.

AQ Small Business Innovation Research 2017-18 ED Medicine

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at 2:00PM 29 May 2018 (AEST).

MPORTANT: Please read information below to assist you in completing your application online.


Please ensure you have read and understood the Optimising medication use in the Emergency Department challenge statement, the frequently asked questions, and the Terms of Participation. Your application will need to included a completed SBIR Budget Template.

Note that applications close at 2.00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday 29 May 2018.

For further queries regarding this challenge, or the SBIR generally, please contact


Recommended browsers are:

  Firefox v2.0+

  Google Chrome v3.0+

  Safari v3.0+

Navigating (moving through) the application form

The information below will assist you in completing the application form. Additional guidance can be found in the SmartyGrants Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) and the Help Guide for Applicants.

You can navigate through the application form by clicking on buttons above the form to move between individual pages, or by using the navigation bar on the right to jump to specific pages or sections with a page.

Saving your draft application

It is advisable to save your application as you go by clicking on the [Save] button at any time. The application will automatically time out after 30 minutes and unsaved information will be lost.

To save and return to your application at a later time click on the [Save and Close] button.

To return to your application – click on “My Submissions” and locate the application listed under the “In Progress” heading – click on the application to reopen it and continue from where you left off.

Downloading the application form

You can download your application at any time.  Click on Review and Submit and use the [Download PDF] button at the top and bottom of the form.

Review your application

When you have completed your application use the “Review and Submit” link on the navigation bar to review your application.

Ensure that you have answered all questions – red highlighted error messages will display against any mandatory questions which are incomplete or contain input errors.

Submitting your application

Click on the [Submit] button when you are ready to submit the application.

Take care – once your application has been submitted you are not able to make further edits or upload additional supporting materials.

Once submitted, an automated confirmation email will be sent to your registered email address containing a PDF copy of your submitted application.

Note: If you do not receive an email confirmation check your application has been marked as submitted by clicking in the “My Submissions” section when you are logged in to SmartyGrants.

Attachments and supporting documents

  • Have the documents ready to upload when you are ready to submit your application.

  • Allow enough time for each file to upload before trying to attach another file.

  • Each file can be up to 25Mb – the recommend file size is 5Mb.

  • Large files take longer to upload.

Completing a group/team application

A number of people can work on an application using the same login details but not at the same time.

Spell checker

Most internet browsers (including Firefox v2.0 and above; Safari; and Google Chrome) have inbuilt spell checking facilities – you can switch this function on or off by adjusting your browser settings.