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Grants & assistance

Venture Capital Limited Partnerships (VCLP)

  • Open

Provides foreign investors with a flow-through tax incentive (exemption from capital gains tax for gains made on eligible investments) to stimulate their investment in Australia’s venture capital sector.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a limited partnership or an incorporated limited partnership
  • be established in Australia or in a country with which Australia has a double tax agreement
  • have at least $10 million committed capital
  • have a partnership agreement that ensures the partnership will exist for between five and 15 years.

Other eligibility requirements apply.

Grants & assistance

Australian Venture Capital Fund of Funds

  • Open

Provides a registered Australian Venture Capital Fund of Funds (AFOF) with a flow through tax incentive for investment in registered Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnerships (ESVCLPs) and Venture Capital Limited Partnerships (VCLPs), and in their eligible direct investments.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a limited partnership or an incorporated limited partnership, established in Australia
  • ensure each general partner is an Australian resident
  • have a partnership agreement that ensures the partnership will exist for five to 20 years.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnerships (ESVCLP)

  • Open

Provides fund managers and investors with tax benefits, including a tax exemption on an investor’s share of a fund’s income and gains.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a limited partnership or an incorporated limited partnership
  • be established in Australia or in a country with which Australia has a double tax agreement
  • have a partnership agreement that ensures the partnership will exist for between five and 15 years.

Other eligibility requirements 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

Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII)

Provides small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) with grant funding to develop innovative solutions for government policy and service delivery challenges.

At a minimum, you must:

  • be a non-tax exempt company incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)
  • have an ABN
  • have turnover of less than $20 million for each of the last three years.
  • be able to show you can fund any project costs the grant doesn't cover.

Other eligibility requirements 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

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

Medical Technologies Program

  • Open

Provides SA medical research and manufacturing businesses with up to 250 hours of research to develop new medical devices and assistive technologies.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • have a completion time of three months (or 250 hours) for your project
  • be creating a medical device or assistive technology
  • be able to co-contribute $5,000 to the project.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Minimum Viable Product NSW

  • Open

Provides NSW technology start-up businesses with funding of up to $25,000 to conduct market research and test their business model with consumers.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have an ABN registered in NSW and be based in NSW
  • have a completed proof of concept
  • be at pre-revenue stage.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.