Grants & Funding

Grants and funding play a vital role in assisting industry and research organisations access capital to fund the ongoing development of projects. Grants represented here may be from a variety of sources, for a variety of purposes.

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

If you would like us to include a relevant grant opportunity, please contact us.

Pipeline Accelerator 2020-21 (Round 2)

Date Posted – 20 April 2021 Applications Close – 30 April 2021 Access the Pipeline​ An objective of the Pipeline initiative is to facilitate and encourage access by fee-paying third parties to Pipeline member capabilities. To do this,…

Launching Innovation Challenge with CSL Behring and Cicada Innovations

Date Posted – 14 April 2021 Applications Closed – 25 May 2021 Cicada Innovations and CSL Behring earlier today, launnched an Innovation Challenge to unearth solutions that will improve the production of Immunoglobulin G to meet growing global…

Vic government rolls out $50,000 grants for SMEs to adopt or develop innovative tech

Date Posted – 8 April 2021 Applicaitons Close – 19 April 2021 Victorian businesses can now apply for up to $50,000 in grant funding from the state government to put towards innovative tech projects. Launched this month, the…

Defence Science Institute Hazardous Agent Challenge

Date Posted – 1 April 2021 Submissions Close – 12 May 2021 Victoria’s Defence Science Institute is calling for proposals in support of a $1M initiative to advance the development of prototypes for enhanced resilience against chemical and…

MRFF Funding to Support Development of Australian Medical Devices Through to Early Stage Manufacturing

Date Posted – 29 March 2021 Media Release Date – 24 March 2021 Closing Date – 19 April 2021 In a boost for Australia’s medical technology innovators, $3.2M of funding is now available to support the research and…

Grants for Victorian HealthTech Angel Networks

24 February, 2021 In 2020, LaunchVic provided funding to support the establishment of four new Angel Networks to help unlock investment capital for early-stage Victorian Startups. The four new Angel Networks, along with the existing Angel Networks in…

Business Survival and Adaptation Package

14 September 2020 Via Business Victoria – we will update this page as more information becomes available. About the package The Victorian Government is investing $3 billion to help businesses impacted by ongoing restrictions and prepare for COVID…

Coronavirus Business Support Package – Information for Victorian Businesses

4 August 2020 Via Business Victoria. The Business Support Package provides more support to help businesses and workers through to the other side of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The new package includes: The Business Support Fund – Expansion…

$250 million Victorian Business Growth Fund (VBGF) now open

Date posted 22 June 2020 The $250 million Victorian Business Growth Fund (VBGF) is now open to support long‑term growth opportunities for businesses and boost employment and economic development across the State. Established by the Victorian Government and…

Entrepreneurs’ Programme

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme is the Australian Government’s flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity. It forms part of the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda. The programme offers support to businesses through four elements: Accelerating Commercialisation – helps…

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