Project resources are referenced in your commercial agreement with Hort Innovation and are referred to on Hort Innovation's Delivery Partner Portal. They are available by using the links below.
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Hort Innovation Delivery Partner Portal
The Hort Innovation Delivery Partner Portal provides delivery partners with a secure online platform to manage Hort Innovation contracted projects including milestone reporting and contract variations. Only current delivery partners have access to the portal through a sign-up process by invitation. If you have not received an invitation, please email our dedicated helpdesk at email@example.com.
Delivery Partner Portal user guide
This guide provides information and advice on how to navigate and use Hort Innovation's new centralised technology platform where delivery partners now manage projects and milestone reporting with Hort Innovation projects.
View: Delivery Partner Portal user guide (PDF, December 2021)
Introduction to the Delivery Partner Portal (webinar)
This 45-minute webinar provides an introduction to the Delivery Partner Portal. Watch the full recording or skip to areas you are interested in. It will show you how to navigate the portal, submit milestone reports, contract variations, change requests and more.
Watch: Introduction to the Delivery Partner Portal (Webinar, November 2021)
Delivery Partner Portal – drop in webinar
This webinar provides delivery partners with an update on some technical changes to the Delivery Partner Portal to improve user experience, the latest on improvements to Hort Innovation’s investment management approach and a closer look at some initiatives to support greater adoption of the outcomes from R&D investments.
Watch: Delivery Partner Portal – drop in webinar (Webinar: 41:40)
Delivery Partner Portal - Survey results webinar
This webinar provided delivery partners with an update on the results of a pulse survey conducted to identify continuous improvement opportunities.
View: Presentation slides (PDF, March 2023)
This guide has been designed to assist delivery partners with requirements relating to branding and funding statements for project outputs that have been funded by Hort Innovation.
View: Hort Innovation Publication guide (PDF, July 2023)
Milestone report guide and template
This guide provides information and advice on how to produce a milestone report correctly for Hort Innovation projects.
Final report guide and template
This guide provides information and advice on how to produce a final report correctly for Hort Innovation projects.
Project M&E planning guide and template
The specific purpose of this guide to assist delivery partners in developing a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan, including a program logic model, for projects they are delivering.
Project M&E webinar recording
To further support our delivery partners, a webinar session addressing the core concepts and principles of Hort Innovation’s M&E planning guide and template was delivered in March 2022. Recordings of key content from the webinar can be viewed below and serve as a useful resource to support delivery partners develop and apply monitoring and evaluation processes throughout their project’s lifecycle.
Watch: Part 1 – Monitoring & Evaluation defined (Webinar, 46 seconds)
Watch: Part 2 – Monitoring & Evaluation plan (Webinar, 51 seconds)
Watch: Part 3 – Why we do M&E and its value (Webinar, 5:55)
Watch: Part 4 – Program logic (Webinar, 5:34)
Watch: Part 5 – Performance expectations and monitoring plan (Webinar, 2:56)
Watch: Part 6 – Key evaluation questions (Webinar, 4:03)
Watch: Part 7 – Timings for M&E across the project life cycle (Webinar, 4:43)
Watch: Example 1 – Applied M&E – R&D (Webinar, 18:22)
Watch: Example 2 – Applied M&E – Extension (Webinar, 18:02)
Developing a project risk management plan
This resource contains a guide and template is to assist delivery partners ensure risks are identified and then managed in a structured way to minimise their impact on a project.
Download: Developing a project risk management plan (Word document, August 2023)
Developing a stakeholder engagement plan – a guide and template
The information in this guide aims to provide assistance to delivery partners in the development of a stakeholder engagement plan for projects that are either in the planning or an active delivery phase.
View: Developing a stakeholder engagement Plan – A guide (PDF, August 2023)
Download: Stakeholder engagement plan template (Word document, November 2021)
Branding and communications 101 webinar
Watch this webinar to gain an understanding of Hort Innovation’s branding and communication requirements, and the resources available to support delivery partners.
Watch: Communications and branding 101 (Webinar, 28:11)
Communications plan resources
A high-value communications plan is required for all larger-scale projects with multiple partners that have high media or risk value. The user guide, which includes more on criteria, and the high-value communications plan template, are below.
Also below is a basic communications plan template which is for optional use by partners who are delivering projects that do not meet High-Value criteria.
View: High-value communications plan – guide (PDF, August 2023)
Download: High-value communications plan template (Word document, August 2023)
Download: Basic communications plan template (Word document, August 2023)
IP project register template
An IP register is required for all research projects, which include IP, either as pre-existing, or IP that has been developed during the project. The template provides information as well as a platform to correctly register IP for Hort Innovation projects.
Download: IP project register template (Word document, November 2021)
Statement of Receipts and Expenditure – quick reference card and template
The quick reference card provides a guide to completing a Statement of Receipts and Expenditure (SOR) if it is a requirement of the Research Agreement for a project.
Technology exploitation plan
Download: Technology exploitation plan (Word document, August 2023)
Disclaimer and copyright notice
The current legal disclaimer and copyright notice that are required for Hort Innovation projects.
View: Disclaimer and copyright notice (Word document, August 2023)
Talent release form
This template provides a platform for obtaining the agreements and details that are necessary for people who are photographed, recorded and/or filmed for Hort Innovation projects.
View: Talent release form (PDF, August 2023)
Event crowd notice
This PDF can be edited and tailored for public events where a crowd notice needs to be displayed.
View: Event crowd notice (Editable PDF, August 2023)
Change to Contracting Party form
Download: Change to Contracting Party form (Word document, July 2021)