Welcome! This is the first edition of SME Connect news, a roundup of the latest news, programs, and funding opportunities for start-ups and small and medium-sized businesses from CSIRO and across the innovation ecosystem.
Find out what makes for a good R&D collaboration between your business and research organisations like CSIRO or universities with our latest report. We surveyed 800 businesses like you to make future connections easier and more impactful.
Breakthrough Victoria is a new independent investment management company established in 2021. Your SME's project may be what they are looking for. They invest and manage the Victorian Government’s $2 billion Breakthrough Victoria Fund. Get your proposal in today. Read the investment categories and find out more on their website.
Congratulations to the Tech23 Finalists for 2021! We are proud that nine of the featured 23 most innovative companies in 2021’s list has CSIRO genus via Kick-Start, Innovation Connections or more. Curious? Why not get involved? You could be one of the Tech23 in 2022!