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Space Infrastructure Fund – Space Payload Qualification Facilities


The Space Payload Qualification Facilities grant provides an Australian company or research institution with $2.5 million for the development of space payload qualification facilities to meet the needs of the Australian space industry.

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What do you get?

Up to $2.5 million for up to 75% of your space payload qualification project costs.

Who is this for?

A single grant will be given to an Australian company or research institution who can provide high-level space qualification facilities in Australia.

Overview


The objectives of the grant opportunity are to:

  • increase space qualification capability and capacity in Australia
  • improve the availability and coordination of space payload qualification in Australia
  • increase accreditation and international recognition of space payload qualification in Australia
  • meet the needs of the emerging space sector into the future.

Eligibility


What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible you must be one of the following entities:

  • an entity incorporated in Australia and a trading corporation, where your trading activities
    • form a sufficiently significant proportion of the corporation’s overall activities as to merit it being described as a trading corporation; or
    • are a substantial and not merely peripheral activity of the corporation
  • a publicly funded research organisation (PFRO).

Joint applications are acceptable and encouraged, provided you have a lead organisation who is the main driver of the project and is eligible to apply.

Applying


How do you apply?

The Space Infrastructure Fund - Space Payload Qualification Facilities is closed to applications.

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Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Sample application form

Sample grant agreement

Project budget template

Board CEO letter evidence of support template