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

Agtrans Research

  • Project code: PRJ-008807

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Wednesday, December 5, 2012

  • Project completion date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

  • National Priority: NEPI-Industry building and connectivity


The RIRDC Essential Oils and Plant Extracts Five Year R&D Plan 2008-2013 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 2008-2013.
• Provide a report to RIRDC on the evaluation process and findings.