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MMI Manufacturing Translation Stream Defence round 2


The Manufacturing Translation Stream – Defence provides businesses with funding to support projects that translate high quality research into commercial outcomes and support businesses to adopt new technologies and improve their manufacturing processes. 
Closed

The grant is no longer available

What do you get?

Grants of between $1 million to $20 million, up to 50% of the eligible project expenditure.

Who is this for?

Defence businesses willing to undertake research projects that relate to new or improved products or manufacturing processes.

Overview


The Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Defence will support an Australian defence manufacturing base that delivers world-leading capabilities for the Australian Defence Force and is internationally competitive. This stronger manufacturing base will be enabled by a larger number of medium-sized defence businesses that can secure long-term supplier relationships, contribute to and sustain Defence capability, and engage with small businesses.

Learn more about the Defence Manufacturing road map.

Manufacturing Translation Stream

The Manufacturing Translation Stream will support:

  • projects that aid the translation of high quality research and ideas into commercial outcomes
  • businesses to scale-up to become more competitive and resilient
  • businesses to adopt new technologies and improve their manufacturing processes to boost productivity and competitiveness.

Eligibility


You can apply if you meet the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria are a set of rules that describe who we can consider for this grant. You can apply if you:

  • are an eligible entity
  • have an eligible project
  • have eligible expenditure.

The rules are in the grant opportunity guidelines.

Applying


The Manufacturing Translation Defence Priority grant opportunity is closed to applications.

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Grant recipients

View the list of grant recipients for the Manufacturing Translation Stream Defence round 2.

Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Sample application form

Sample grant agreement

Accountant declaration

CEO or Board letter template

Frequently asked questions