Queensland Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Collaborative Projects Fund

The Queensland METS Collaborative Projects Fund provides companies with funding to undertake collaborative projects with other entities to support improved productivity, competitiveness and capacity within the mining sector.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Matched funding of $50,000 to $250,000.

Who is this for?

Mining equipment, technology and services companies.


The Queensland METS Collaborative Projects Fund is intended to drive collaboration between Queensland METS companies, global suppliers, mine operators, research organisations and capital providers to support the improved productivity, competitiveness and innovative capacity of the Australian METS and mining sectors.

Projects must be collaborative and industry-led with clear commercialisation applications for an innovative product or service.

Projects that address the following opportunities are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • digital and data analytics
  • automation and robotics
  • tailings and mine affected water

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, consortiums must:

  • have at least 3 METS companies involved
  • have at least one of the METS companies in the consortium conducting commercial activities in Queensland
  • provide cash contributions as required

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Queensland METS Collaborative Projects Fund.

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