Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market Feasibility Study Round WA

This program provides funding to small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to help them undertake an independent feasibility study into their PPE manufacturing proposal.

Close date: 30 Jun 2021 12:00 AM AEST.
Application detail:

Applications close 30 June 2021, or when funds are exhausted, whichever comes first.

What do you get?

Funding of up to $20,000.

Who is this for?

Western Australian small to medium manufacturing enterprises.


This program assists Western Australian SMEs who manufacture, or aim to manufacture PPE to undertake an independent market feasibility study to consider the following:

  • current and future market opportunities
  • identification of competitors both local and overseas
  • market entry criteria and the ability to meet these, including regulatory requirements
  • the capability and capacity to manufacture PPE
  • any necessary re-tooling, re-training or other significant changes required to manufacture PPE
  • projected viability

Applications under this round must relate to the manufacture of the following PPE items:

  • gowns
  • hand sanitisers
  • masks
  • ventilators
  • safety glasses
  • face visors
  • wipes
  • disinfectant
  • swabs
  • coveralls
  • thermometers
  • gloves
  • reagents

Successful applicants may receive 50% of eligible costs up to a maximum of $20,000.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN) or an Australian company number (ACN) and be solvent
  • have their operating facilities based in WA and continue to be based in WA for at least the next 12 months
  • have been trading for at least 3 years
  • have less than 200 employees (although this may be considered on a case-by-case basis)
  • plan to manufacture 1 or more of the PPE items listed above

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility criteria and how to apply at Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market Feasibility Study Round.

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