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Grants & assistance

Venture Capital

  • Open

Venture capital programs work with private venture capital fund managers to provide capital and professional expertise to innovative Australian companies.

Grants & assistance

Venture Capital Limited Partnerships (VCLP)

  • Open

Provides venture capital limited partnerships (VCLPs) with a flow-through tax incentive (exemption from capital gains tax for gains made on eligible investments) for foreign investors to stimulate Australia’s venture capital sector by attracting foreign investors.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be an incorporated limited partnership
  • be established in Australia or in a country that has a double tax agreement with Australia
  • have at least $10 million committed capital.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnerships (ESVCLP)

  • Open

Provides early stage venture capital limited partnerships (ESVCLPs) with a flow-through tax incentive (complete tax exemption on an investor’s share of a fund’s income) to increase investment in early stage venture capital businesses.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be an incorporated limited partnership
  • be established in Australia or in a country that Australia has a double tax agreement with
  • have a partnership agreement for not less than 5 years and not more than 15 years.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

R&D Tax Incentive

  • Open

Provides a tax offset for some of a company's cost of doing eligible research and development (R&D) activities by reducing a company's income tax liability. Tax offsets of 43.5% or 38.5% are available for costs incurred on eligible activities depending on a company’s annual aggregated turnover. The 43.5% benefit is a refundable offset.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, applicants must:

  • be an incorporated company
  • be conducting eligible core R&D activities. These are defined in the legislation as being experiments that are guided by hypotheses and conducted for the purpose of generating new knowledge
  • have incurred eligible R&D expenditure or notional deductions of at least $20,000 (unless using a Research Service Provider or a Cooperative Research Centre).

This is a self-assessment programme. Further key eligibility requirements apply.


Grants & assistance

Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF)

  • Open

Provides companies with venture capital through licensed private sector fund managers to develop and commercialise biomedical discoveries in Australia.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, at the time of the first investment, you must be an eligible company that is, or will be, developing and commercialising biomedical discoveries and have:

  • a majority of your employees and assets inside Australia, or will use the whole of the initial investment within Australia
  • an average annual revenue over the previous two years below $25 million per year.

Other eligibility requirements apply.

Grants & assistance

NSW-Israel Research and Development and Technological Innovation Program

  • Open

Provides NSW commercial organisations with matched grants of up to $250,000 to cooperate with an Israel entity on joint research and development projects.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be working with a commercial entity from Israel on the research and development of a new and technologically innovative product, service or process
  • be a solvent NSW business
  • have a registered Australian Business Number (ABN)

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Business Development Fund QLD

  • Open

Provides Queensland businesses with investment funding between $125,000 and $2.5 million to research or commercialise an innovative product or service.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be an Australian company
  • have the majority of your assets and employees based in Queensland
  • be in the process of developing or commercialising an innovative product or service.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program

  • Open

The Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program is a competitive, merit based grant program that supports industry-led and outcome-focused collaborative research partnerships between industry, researchers and the community.

Grants & assistance

MRIWA Research Remit

  • Open

Provides geological researchers with funding to undertake research projects that benefit the WA mineral industry.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be conducting research that benefits the mineral industries of WA
  • have a project proposal prepared.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Australia-China Science and Research Fund Joint Research Centres

  • Open

Provides Australian research organisations with grants of up to $1 million to participate in Joint Research Centres that link Australian and Chinese research institutions to conduct research-related activities.

Who can apply:

You must be one of the following:

  • a company incorporated in Australia
  • an incorporated not for profit company
  • a Publicly Funded Research Organisation (PFRO)
  • a Cooperative Research Centre
  • an other Australian incorporated entity.

Other eligibility requirements apply.