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Advanced Manufacturing Commercialisation Fund


The Advanced Manufacturing Commercialisation Fund provides small to medium manufacturing enterprises with matched funding to commercialise new products and processes.

Open
Close date: 30 Jun 2022.

What do you get?

Matched funding of between $100,000 and $1 million.
 

Who is this for?

Small to medium manufacturing enterprises.

Overview

Funding is available for small to medium manufacturing enterprises undertaking projects that align with one or more of the 6 National Manufacturing Priorities:

  • food and beverage
  • medical products
  • resources technology and critical minerals processing
  • recycling and clean energy
  • defence
  • space

Eligible project activities include:

  • collaboration and networking with other businesses to develop a product and establish market potential
  • collaborating with research and technology hubs/centres to test ideas and share knowledge
  • engaging external professionals to provide commercialisation and market advice, such as identifying market opportunities and developing a market strategy
  • creating distribution strategies, such as market entry pathway and identifying domestic supply chains
  • developing a product for commercialisation using high value manufacturing techniques or processes such as rapid prototyping or using state-of-the-art manufacturing plant
  • acquiring, constructing, installing and commissioning of new machinery and equipment to facilitate the project (limited to 25% of grant funding)
  • research collaboration as it relates to the validation/viability of later stage commercialisation
  • approved production and post-production manufacturing activities related to commercialisation

The grant will cover up to 50% of eligible project costs.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN) and an Australian company number (ACN)
  • be a small to medium manufacturing enterprise with less than 200 employees
  • be non-tax-exempt
  • be registered for the goods and services tax (GST)
  • be an entity incorporated in Australia

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Advanced Manufacturing Commercialisation Fund.

Contact information