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Business Management


Business Management consists of 2 elements. Business advice and facilitation services to small and medium business to help build capacity, improve capability, extend networks and take advantage of growth opportunities in Australian and/or markets in other countries. Business growth grants assist you to implement recommendations.

Accelerating Commercialisation


Accelerating Commercialisation provides successful applicants access to expert guidance and grants to find the right commercialisation solutions for novel products, processes and services.

Incubator Support


The Incubator Support initiative provides grant funding to incubators to deliver support services to Australian start-ups with an international focus.

Innovation Connections


Expert Innovation Facilitators work with your business to identify knowledge gaps that are preventing your business growth. The outcome is an Innovation Facilitation Report.

Advisers and facilitators


The Entrepreneurs' Programme has a national network of over 100 highly skilled business advisers and facilitators.

Programme guidelines


Entrepreneurs' Programme – Programme guidelines

Accelerating Commercialisation – Customer information guide

Business Management – Grant opportunity guidelines

Incubator Support – Program guidelines

Innovation Connections – Customer information guide

Learning events

Entrepreneurs' Programme learning events deliver targeted and tailored events and activities to Australian businesses to address learning challenges and gaps, encourage peer-to-peer networking, and facilitate a deeper engagement to embed skills and learnings.

Learning events are delivered through various learning modes such as:

  • single and multi-day workshops
  • masterclasses
  • exemplar business site visits
  • panel discussions and group mentoring
  • high-level introductory learning

Our events are held across the country in metro, regional and rural area. You can contact the learning events team with any questions at eplearningevents@industry.gov.au.

Customer stories 


Read about the ambitions and achievements of companies that are benefitting from the Entrepreneurs' Programme.