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Funding for startups, scaleups or small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have a product or service that directly addresses the impact of COVID-19.

The COVID-19 TechVouchers program provides matched support funding for technology-rich startups, scaleups or small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in NSW to collaborate with Publicly Funded Research Organisations (PFROs) to accelerate the commercialisation of innovative R&D products and services that address the many disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Two funding streams are available:

  • Stream 1: Smaller R&D projects up to 6 months with $30,000-$50,000 project value (max. NSW Govt contribution $25K)
  • Stream 2: Larger R&D projects up to 12 months with $50,001K-$100,000 or more project value (max. NSW Govt contribution $50K)

To learn more and for full eligibility criteria, visit COVID-19 TechVouchers.

Other opportunities like this

  • Austrade’s Export Market Development Grants program helps Australian businesses grow their exports in overseas markets.

  • Matched funding to implement recommendations from the Entrepreneurs' Programme – Growth service

  • 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.




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