Grants in Defence

Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Manufacturing Translation Stream

$1 million - $20 million

The Manufacturing Translation Stream provides businesses with funding to support projects that translate high quality research into commercial outcomes and support businesses to scale-up and be more competitive and resilient. It provides co-funding to support businesses to adopt new technologies and improve their manufacturing processes to boost productivity and competitiveness.

Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Manufacturing Integration Stream

$1 million - $20 million

The $1.5B Modern Manufacturing Initiative is an opportunity for Australian manufacturing businesses to receive funding up to $20 million.

Manufacturing Modernisation Fund

$100,000-$1 million

The $50 million Manufacturing Modernisation Fund is an opportunity for SME manufacturing businesses to receive funding up to $1 million.

Skilling Australia’s Defence Industry (SADI)

$5,000-$500,000

Grants for businesses currently servicing the defence sector with upskilling and training to build skills and capability in the defence force.

Export Market Development Grant

Up to $150,000 annually

The Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) is open to Australian manufacturers and service providers, which are exporting or planning to export their products and services into international markets.

Defence Global Competitiveness Grant

$24,000 - $240,000

A new grant for the Australian defence industry, worth up to $150,000 is now open to Australian SME’s. The Defence Global Competitiveness Grant provides matched funding up to $150,000 for investment in projects that will build Australia’s defence exports to be stronger, more sustainable and more globally competitive.

South Australian Commercialisation, Research and Startup Fund

$100,000-$1 million

South Australia has launched a new Research, Commercialisation and Startup Fund, with a focus on early-stage startups and scaling-up established businesses. The $28 million fund will also support collaboration between enterprise, researchers and universities and the commercialisation of new products and services, building research and research infrastructure capability in South Australia.

Boost Your Business Vouchers

$10,000 - $50,000

The Boost Your Business Vouchers is a Victorian funding program to help businesses grow and become more productive.

Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grants

$70,000-$4,200,000

Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grants. Defence-related businesses may be eligible for a grant of up to $1.4 million to invest in projects that build capabilities aligned with Defence’s Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities.

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