Innovation Vouchers Program WA


The Innovation Vouchers Program provides WA small to medium enterprises with vouchers to help them access professional skills, services or knowledge to commercialise an innovative idea.

Closed
Close date: 25 Mar 2020 12:00 AM AEDT.

What do you get?

Up to $20,000.

Who is this for?

Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in Western Australia.

Overview

Innovation Vouchers Program provides vouchers to Western Australian SMEs to help them access professional skills, services or knowledge to commercialise an innovative idea.

Funding may be used for eligible expenditure, including:

Research and development

  • compliance testing
  • 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

Funding of up to $20,000 is available. Successful applicants must be able to provide a net cash co-investment at a minimum of 20:80 (applicant to government funding).

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN) and/or an Australian company number (ACN)
  • be a SME registered in Western Australia and be developing your innovation there
  • be based and continue to be based in Western Australia for the next 3 years
  • employ fewer than 200 people
  • be able to meet the required cash co-contribution

How do you apply?

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