Innovation Connections is a free one-on-one facilitated service to assist SMEs in establishing research priorities, locating researchers and providing access to funding to fast-track R&D projects.

Who can access Innovation Connections?

In order to qualify for an Innovation Connections facilitation and subsequent funding, eligible SMEs must:

Solutions for Australian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

  • Have an annual turnover or operating expenditure between $1.5m and $100m (or a minimum turnover of $750,000 in remote regions).
  • Have an Australian Company Number (ACN) or an Australian Business Number (ABN).
  • Have traded for at least three years and be financially solvent.
  • Operate in one of the five growth sectors covered by the Australian Government's Industry Growth Centres Initiative:
    • Advanced Manufacturing
    • Food and Agribusiness
    • Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals
    • Mining Equipment, Technology and Services
    • Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources, or
    • Provide enabling technologies and services (e.g. ICT) to a business working in one of the growth sectors listed above.

Contact us

 
Your contact details
0 / 100
0 / 1900
You shouldn't be able to see this field. Please try again and leave the field blank.

For security reasons attachments are not accepted.