Funding for SMEs
Designed specifically for start-ups and established small businesses, CSIRO Kick-Start offers dollar-matched funding of $10,000 to $50,000 for collaborative research projects.
The SIEF Ross Metcalf STEM+ Business Fellowship program enables SMEs to build on existing successful collaborative projects by providing funding support for the placement of early career researchers (ECR) from Australia’s research organisations into their business to develop and implement new ideas with commercial potential.
Funding for researchers
CSIRO Innovation Fund – Main Sequence Ventures
Main Sequence is Australia's deep tech investment fund founded by CSIRO. It works closely with scientists, researchers and industry collaborators to create, fund and accelerate new companies and industries that aim to solve the world's biggest challenges in health, food, space, transport, security and decarbonisation.
Science and Industry Endowment Fund
Proceeds from our WLAN technology have been reinvested into the innovation ecosystem, with the fund investing in science and research that will contribute to the sustainable growth of Australia.