The Accelerate Small Business Grants Program – ongoing (QLD)

Accelerate Small Business Grants Program The Queensland Government is providing $3 million in grant funding over 3 years to established Queensland-based small businesses to engage an advisory board or independent advisor, for between 6–12 months. (An advisory board provides non-binding strategic advice to a management team). The Accelerate Small Business Grants Program provides targeted assistance to small businesses that demonstrate high-growth and employment aspirations, to … Continue reading The Accelerate Small Business Grants Program – ongoing (QLD)

Open now: Global Connections Fund Bridging Grants – eligibility tests closing 16 May 2017

Australian-based small and medium businesses (SMEs) and researchers wanting to collaborate with international SMEs and researchers are invited to complete an online eligibility test for the Global Connections Fund (GCF) Bridging Grants. Up to $50,000 per grant is available to support international SME-researcher partnerships to grow into strong collaborations which lead to the translation of research knowledge and intellectual property into market-ready products or services. … Continue reading Open now: Global Connections Fund Bridging Grants – eligibility tests closing 16 May 2017

2018 Endeavour Mobility Grants closing 14 June 2017

Tertiary education institutions can now apply for 2018 Endeavour Mobility Grants (EMG) The grants are paid to institutions to support undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational education and training (VET) students to undertake an overseas study experience as part of their Australian qualification. The program also supports a small number of overseas students to undertake semester exchange programs in Australia. Expanding education links between Australia and the … Continue reading 2018 Endeavour Mobility Grants closing 14 June 2017

Hot DesQ invites startups to move to Queensland, Australia. Up to AUD$100,000 equity-free funding is available to discover the perfect place for big ideas….

Hot DesQ is available to: Early stage entrepreneurs and startups Aussie expatriates Established startups looking to expand into Asia-Pacific Here’s just some of what Hot DesQ has to offer: What is Hot DesQ? $$$ – An Equity-free grant of up to AUD$100,000 available to successful applicants Location – Proximity to the massive supply and demand markets of Asia Environment – An inspirational environment, full of … Continue reading Hot DesQ invites startups to move to Queensland, Australia. Up to AUD$100,000 equity-free funding is available to discover the perfect place for big ideas….

22nd Cooperative Research Centre Projects (CRC-P) closing 22 March 2017

Cooperative Research Centre Project grants Cooperative Research Centre Projects (CRC-P) grants fund collaborations between industry organisations, SME’s and Australian research organisations to develop new technologies, products and services that make industry more competitive. Up to $3 million over three years is available for each CRC-P. Partnerships must include: at least two industry organisations at least one small-to-medium enterprise (SME) at least one Australian research organisation … Continue reading 22nd Cooperative Research Centre Projects (CRC-P) closing 22 March 2017

Small Business Digital Grants Program closing 10th April 2017 (QLD)

Small Business Digital Grants Program The Small Business Digital Grants Program provides small businesses with access to digital technologies and services to enable them to work smarter, engage with the global economy and make the most of online business opportunities arising from digital disruption. Available funding Matching funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses for the purchase of hardware, software … Continue reading Small Business Digital Grants Program closing 10th April 2017 (QLD)

Made in Queensland – register your interest (QLD)

Made in Queensland is a Queensland Government initiative supporting our manufacturing sector to become more internationally competitive and adopt innovative processes and technologies. The $20 million grants program is aimed at increasing jobs in Queensland manufacturing businesses and growing the state’s economy. Owners of small to medium Queensland manufacturers are invited to register their interest in the Made in Queensland program. Eligible registrants will receive … Continue reading Made in Queensland – register your interest (QLD)

GLOBAL CONNECTIONS FUND Priming Grants closing 13 March 2017

The purpose of the Priming Grants is to enhance collaboration specifically between Australian small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and researchers with SMEs and researchers in 17 priority economies. Priming Grants encourage translational activities, end use development and commercialisation outcomes. They do not support research only projects. The program only supports Researcher-SME collaborations and does not support SME-SME or Researcher-Researcher collaborations. Details here. Priming Grants are … Continue reading GLOBAL CONNECTIONS FUND Priming Grants closing 13 March 2017