Innovation Voucher Program

At a glance


Provides SA manufacturing enterprises with vouchers of up to $50,000 to develop a partnership with a research service provider to develop a new manufacturing product or process.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a financially viable Australian company conducting the majority of your business in SA
  • have an annual turnover of less than $200 million
  • have been operating for more than 12 months.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Deadline to apply:

Applications may be made at any time.

Contact information:

(08) 8207 8778



The Innovation Voucher Program helps small-to-medium businesses in South Australia to work with public or private research providers on research projects. The research and development projects must:

  • include technical problem solving by an external organisation
  • be innovative
  • relate to manufacturing
  • have potential for economic benefits for South Australia
  • lead to a commercial opportunity for the business.

Vouchers up to $50,000 are available.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible, your business must:

  • be a financially viable Australian company
  • conduct most of its business in South Australia, or have significant business activity that aligns with program aims
  • own the right to use any intellectual property needed to commercialise the project
  • have an annual turnover of less than $200 million
  • have operated for longer than 12 months
  • be able to fund a co-contribution.

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Innovation Voucher Program.

How to apply

Find out more about how to apply at Innovation Voucher Program.

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