Grants & Funding

Grants and funding 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.

Victorian Government Future Industries Sector Growth Program

ONGOING Up to $1 million available to undertake Victorian based projects aligned with the Future Industries Sector Strategies. Two streams of funding are available for grants up to $100,000 and grants up to $1million, which are matched 1:1.…

Victorian Government Local Industry Fund for Transition

ONGOING Grants of up to $2 million are available to support companies who are creating jobs in Melbourne’s North, West and South-East and the Geelong Region. Funds are matched 1:3 (ie 25% of eligible costs) and can be used for things…

Victorian Government’s Future Industries Fund – Manufacturing Program

ONGOING 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).…


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