Innovation Voucher Program

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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:

The SA Government is currently reviewing all industry assistance programs. No new applications for funding will be assessed while the review is ongoing.

Contact information:

(08) 8207 8778

ivp@sa.gov.au

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Overview

The Government of South Australia is currently reviewing all industry assistance programs. Until the review is completed, no new applications for funding under programs will be assessed.

Any applications currently submitted and undergoing assessment will be placed on hold, subject to the outcome of the review. Applicants will be contacted when the review is complete.

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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