Innovation Vouchers Program WA

The Innovation Vouchers Program provides startups and small businesses with vouchers to help them access professional skills, services or knowledge to commercialise an innovative idea.


The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Up to $20,000.

Who is this for?

Startups and small businesses in Western Australia.


Funding may be used for eligible expenditure, including:

Research and development

  • compliance testing
  • technical development
  • proof of concept
  • product testing and validation
  • laboratory verification
  • certification.

Product development

  • engineering design work
  • prototype development
  • innovation design.

Technology transfer and intellectual property

  • protection of intellectual property
  • legal advice
  • licensing.

Commercialisation support services

  • innovation management and consulting
  • commercialisation strategies (including marketing strategies to support market entry)
  • commercialisation feasibility studies.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be developing an innovation or innovative idea
  • be a WA-based startup or small business that employs between one and 200 people
  • have an Australian business number (ABN) and/or an Australian company number (ACN)
  • have your business registered in WA
  • be able to meet the required net cash co-investment of at least 20:80 of applicant to state government funding.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Innovation Vouchers Program.