Through the Research and Innovation Scheme, or RISE, the Government of Fiji is supporting the development of a modern and knowledge-based economy.

The RISE program specifically targets established and successful Fijian businesses by encouraging them to invest in research and development (R&D), science and innovation.

The RISE project aims to encourage enterprises to be innovative, to think outside the box and elevate their businesses.

Applications for funding of up to $100,000 will soon be made through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism website.

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