Innovation Booster Grant WA

This program provides funding to WA start-ups and small businesses to help them commercialise innovative ideas or projects, and to expand to create jobs.
Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What do you get?

Matched funding of up to $40,000.

Who is this for?

Western Australian start-ups and small businesses.


Funding is available for startups and small businesses to access professional skills, services or knowledge to help them advance an innovative idea, project or commercial activity.

The funding may be used to:

  • help develop new or enhanced commercially-ready products or services
  • establish a minimum viable product (MVP), prototype(s), processes or systems that might attract additional investment and/or customers
  • address a particular technical problem that cannot be solved by the applicant, or for which the solution is not readily available.

Recipients will need to provide a net cash co-contribution at a rate of at least 20:80 applicant-to-state government funding.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • be registered in Western Australia (WA) with either an Australian business number (ABN) or Australian company number (ACN)
  • be developing an innovative project in WA, with a total budget less than $100,000
  • remain based in WA for the next 3 years
  • be a solvent start-up or small business, employing between 1 and 20 people
  • be able to contribute at least 20% of the requested project funding costs.

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