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Victoria Israel Science Innovation and Technology Scheme (VISITS)

Victoria Israel Science Innovation and Technology Scheme (VISITS) provides businesses and organisations with funding to work with Israeli organisations on projects of mutual benefit.

Application detail:

Applications may be made at any time.

What do you get?

Up to $250,000.

Who is this for?

Victorian businesses.


The Victoria-Israel Science Innovation and Technology Scheme (VISITS) helps Victorian and Israeli organisations work together on projects of mutual benefit.

VISITS contains four streams of funding support, including:

  • Victoria-Israel Science and Technology Research and Development Fund (VISTECH)
  • Victoria-Israel Feasibility and Proof of Concept (VISFPC)
  • Victoria-Israel Trade Missions (VISTRADE)
  • Victoria-Israel Trade and International partnering (VISTRIP)

Funding available from the scheme includes:

  • up to $2,000 reimbursement for accommodation and travel expenses to attend trade missions, conferences, meetings or other events in Israel
  • opportunities to attend trade missions in Israel
  • up to $50,000 grant funding for innovation projects
  • up to $250,000 grant funding for research and development projects

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a for-profit entity and have your registered office and principal place of business located in Victoria
  • not currently be involved in litigation against the State Government of Victoria
  • have an interest i
    • medical technologies and pharmaceuticals
    • new energy technologies
    • food and fibre
    • transport, defence and construction technologies
    • international education
    • professional services

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at VISITS.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply at VISITS.

Contact information