BioMelbourne Network
Progressing BioIndustry

Grants & Awards

Grants and Awards play a vital role in assisting biotechnology and research organisations access capital to fund the ongoing development of projects.

Government grants and awards are available to biotechnology and research organisations at local, state and federal level. There are also a number of international grants that are available to fund specific collaborative activities between Australian / Victorian organisations and international groups.

The grants and awards environment is one that rapidly changes, so we encourage you to watch this site for updates, submission dates and links to the various grant programs that are available.

If you know of any relevant grants or awards that are not included on our site, and you think they should be, please contact us.

Bioplatforms Australia started an initiative aims to seed end user collaborations with the Bioplatforms Australia network to maximise the impact of the research infrastructure investment for national benefit. End users are defined as those researchers from commercial, industrial, government that use the research outcomes for development of service, products, decision making and/or policy. We’d provide $10,000 (to be matched by the applicant) to use within our platforms.
December 2016
The program assists Victorian-based companies to implement new manufacturing technologies to drive job creation, productivity and competitiveness. Up to $500,000 is available on a 3:1 funding ratio (i.e. the grant covers up to 25% of eligible costs).

Please feel free to contact Alun Needham from EY at for any further information.