Grants in Research & Development

Breakthrough Victoria Fund – Creating the Pipeline Stream

$500,000 - $2 million

The Breakthrough Victoria Fund - Creating the Pipeline investment stream will invest in businesses or entities with early-stage ideas for the development of prototypes, proof-of-concept trials, market validation and creation of minimum viable products. It will help bridge the critical funding and knowledge gaps between ideas and their commercialisation.

Breakthrough Victoria Fund – Foundational Technology & Platform Projects Stream

up to $25 million

The Breakthrough Victoria Fund - Foundational Technology & Platform Projects investment stream will invest in enabling technologies, research platforms and infrastructure with cross-sector application to provide a springboard for start-ups and scale-ups in emerging industries.

Breakthrough Victoria Fund – Catalyst for Growth Stream

up to $30 million

The Breakthrough Victoria Fund - Catalyst for Growth investment stream will ensure that the capability and experience generated from an expanding (in revenue and market) entity will remain in Victoria to uplift other aspiring businesses and innovators, including development of a skilled workforce, increased commercialisation experience, and access to mentors. Ensuring the majority of operations remain in Victoria will generate significant jobs and local economic benefit.

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.

Research & Development Tax Incentive

Tax rebate between 38.5% - 43.5%

The Research and Development Tax Incentive (R&D) is a program designed to increase participation in the Australian Innovation Economy. Eligible businesses can receive a tax rebate on eligible R&D activity.

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.

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.

SA Export Accelerator Program

$5,000 - $30,000

The South Australian Export Accelerator is a grant designed to help South Australian businesses expand into international markets.

Entrepreneurs’ Programme – Accelerating Commercialisation

Up to $1 million

The Accelerating Commercialisation grant provides up to $1 million in funding for businesses that are looking to commercialise a novel product, process or service to market. The grant falls within the Federal Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme.

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