Care Economy CRC

Type of bid: CRC
Round: 25
Contact for bid: Carmela Sergi
Status of bid: Full Bid Development
Seeking partners: Yes – Partners across care service delivery, care service providers and technology partners.
State Government departments and local governments involved in care service delivery.

The care economy provides care and support services to meet the needs of participants across the life course. It includes early childhood education and care, aged care, disability services, health care, family services and social housing. It is critical to boosting productivity, sustaining full employment and ensuring cities and regions thrive. The Care Economy CRC will develop product and service innovation in the care sector, improving safety, quality and productivity of care delivery as well as providing optimum care experiences. Working across three critical areas of technology solutions, data solutions and workforce innovation, the Care Economy CRC will integrate critical enabling technologies to transform care services, address chronic skills shortages and develop products and services for the high-value global market.