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

The Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant and the Discovery Grant equip mission-driven organisations with targeted support to create tangible social and environmental outcomes opens soon

The Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant provides impact businesses and mission-driven organisations with grants of up to $100,000 for business, financial, legal and other capacity building support from providers to secure investment. The Growth Grant was originally established as Impact Investment Readiness Fund and responded to a recommendation made in Delivering on Impact (2014) to catalyse the impact investment market in Australia. Since its launch in … Continue reading The Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant and the Discovery Grant equip mission-driven organisations with targeted support to create tangible social and environmental outcomes opens soon

Advance Queensland Biofutures Commercialisation Program closing 27 February 2017

Supports bioindustrial experts to partner with Queensland researchers and businesses to scale-up and test new or improved technologies and processes at the pilot or demonstration scale. What’s important Tier 1 grants up to $250,000 (ex GST) for pilot scale projects of up to 2 years. Tier 2 grants up to $1 million (ex GST) for demonstration scale projects of up to 2 years. The program … Continue reading Advance Queensland Biofutures Commercialisation Program closing 27 February 2017

Natural Disaster Assistance Schemes – ongoing

Emergency NSW has a wealth of links for individuals, business and not for profit/community groups who experience natural disasters.  See Recovery assistance – Australian Goverment The Australian Government has a range of assistance measures to help hardest hit communities recover from disasters Recovery assistance – Australian Goverment Queensland is covered by Recovery after a disaster and Business Disaster resilience and recovery Check out the ongoing opportunities at the end of … Continue reading Natural Disaster Assistance Schemes – ongoing