R&D Tax Incentive

Receive up to 43.5% tax free cash refund for companies involved in creating new or improved products, processes, services and software.

Export Market Development Grant

Refund of 50% of your export marketing costs up to $150,000 for eligible activities promoting products, services, tourism, know-how and IP to non-residents.

Accelerating Commercialisation

Matched grant of up to $1 million of eligible project costs is available to assist commercialisation of innovative products, processes and services.

Business Evaluation

Company in a growth industry with turnover or expenditure over $1.5m can secure a comprehensive analysis with $20,000 to implement recommendations

Innovation Connections

Matched grants of up to $50,000 to SMEs with access to expert technology, advice to address technology and knowledge gaps, and collaborate with the CSIRO or Universities to develop new ideas.

SIEF STEM+ Business Fellowship

Grants of up to $105,000pa are available to place science, technology, engineering and mathematics early-career researchers in Australian SMEs for period of 2 -3 years.

CSIRO Kick-Start

Matched funding of $10,000 to $50,000 is available for start-ups and SMEs to work collaboratively with the CSIRO on projects of up to 1 year.

Advanced Manufacturing Priority

Not Currently Receiving Applications

Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL)

Grants of between $100,000 and $50 million is available for projects creating renewable energy delivery efficiencies

Jobs for NSW

Matching grants of up to $100,000 for NSW established start-ups to develop technology or accelerate market adoption of innovative products or services. Loan Guarantees are also available.

Access Program – Vic

Free overseas facilities and advice for 2 weeks followed by a reduced rate of US$250 per month for 3 months to assist Victorian businesses access export markets. See also Landing Pads.

Made in Queensland

Grants of $50,000 to $2.5m are available to SME Queensland manufacturers following implementation of the Benchmark Report and Action Plan.