Seven businesses across the sporting, agriculture, career development, WiFi, and manufacturing sectors will receive $2.8 million in funding. The grants have been provided through the Accelerating Commercialisation element of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme.

What projects are being funded?


The latest funding offers will assist:

  • Athlete’s AI Pty Ltd (SA) with a grant of $287,350 to commercialise AI software to help athletes at all levels analyse their skills and improve their performance.
  • Ceres Tag Pty Ltd (QLD) with a grant of $700,000 to commercialise smart ear tag technology to provide whole-of-life traceability of livestock.
  • Agsensio Pty Ltd (NSW) with a grant of $644,370 to complete commercial prototypes, accreditation and develop distribution channels for technology that enables farmers in mobile black spot areas to have farm-wide, high bandwidth WiFi connectivity.
  • Wildlife Drones Pty Ltd (ACT) with a grant of $419,270 to undertake market sector demonstrations of its technology that allows real-time simultaneous tracking of up to 100 tagged animals.
  • Origo Pty Ltd (WA) with a grant of $375,000 to complete development of a scalable platform and commercialise an end-to-end packaging solution for farmers to control and monitor assets and applications across the whole farm.
  • Become. Life Design Pty Ltd (NSW) with a grant of $200,000 to complete personalisation features of a digital career development tool for students in year’s five to 10.
  • Curtin University (WA) with a grant of $174,354 to commercialise its cyber security solution for businesses, government organisations, universities and internet service providers.

What are the grants for?


The grants help businesses turn good ideas into marketable products through activities such as trials, upscaling and connecting with new markets.

Experienced Commercialisation Advisers work with the businesses through the different stages of their business building process to guide and provide advice.

Since the launch of the Accelerating Commercialisation grants in 2014, 418 grants worth $203 million have been offered to Australian businesses