Export Accelerator SA

Export Accelerator provides small to medium-sized businesses with funding to help them export into new or existing markets.

What do you get?

Matched funding of up to $30,000.

Who is this for?

SA small to medium-sized businesses.


Funding is available for eligible activities, including:

  • export plans, market research, market entry strategy
  • market access
  • marketing, branding and promotion
  • freight and logistics optimisation
  • export training, mentoring and coaching
  • outbound business support.

Matched (1:1) funding of up to $30,000, minimum $5,000, is available.

Applicants can apply multiple times to a maximum cumulative amount of $30,000.

Once this funding has been exhausted, SMEs can apply for the New Market Entry stream.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a registered SA business with an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • have a minimum annual turnover of $75,000
  • have less than 200 full time equivalent employees
  • have generated sales revenue for a minimum of 24 months in SA
  • have a tradeable, export-ready good or service that is made in SA
  • be able to commit and contribute 1:1 matched funding towards the proposed costs.

Additionally, your business must be from, or supporting one of the following priority sectors:

  • creative industries
  • defence industries
  • energy and mining
  • food, wine and agribusiness
  • health and medical industries
  • hi-tech
  • international education
  • space industries
  • tourism.

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