Evaluation of R&D Investment in Essential Oils and Plant Extracts Program


The RIRDC Essential Oils and Plant Extracts Five Year R&D Plan 20082013 is nearing completion and a new plan for the Program is being developed in the next year. As part of its review process and planning for the new program, RIRDC requires an economic evaluation of its past investment in the Program.


New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

Agtrans Research

Objective Summary

The following component tasks are to be completed: Undertake an economic evaluation of the investment in the Essentials Oil and Plant Extracts Program. This will cover all completed projects contracted by the Program within the five years 20082013. Provide a report to RIRDC on the evaluation process and findings.

Project Code


Project Stage


Project Start Date

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Project Completion Date

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NEPI-Industry building and connectivity


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Economic Evaluation of Investment in the Essential Oils and Plant Extracts R&D Program