The Linkage Projects scheme promotes national, and international, collaboration and research partnerships between key stakeholders in research and innovation including higher education institutions, government, business, industry and end-users. Research and development is undertaken to apply advanced knowledge to problems, acquire new knowledge and as a basis for securing commercial and other benefits of research.
The Australian Orchid Foundation will support research for projects related to orchids, including:
Studies to research orchids in their habitat and management practices to protect those orchids and their habitats;
Studies of wild populations of orchids, their biology, distribution, conservation and taxonomy;
Cultivation and propagation of orchids;
Education of the public;
Education of young people, in particular in the sciences relevant to orchids; and