The Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL) Project Fund supports innovation projects that encourage collaboration between small and large businesses in the food and agribusiness sector, to lift productivity and competitiveness. This is a competitive programme guided by the priorities of the Growth Centre Initiatives. Projects that involve and benefit multiple businesses across the sector will be viewed more favourably for funding.
- The Project Fund offers matched funding of over $100,000 and up to $1M.
- Program Guidelines (PDF)
Enterprise Solution Centre
The Enterprise Solution Centre Programme (ESCP) connects companies to expertise, technical and/or research advice so that they can find a solution to a technical challenge. This is a competitive programme guided by the need to see our industry embrace collaboration. Applications with multiple parties will be viewed more favourably.
- The Programme offers matches funding of up to $100,000.
- Eligibility Checklist (PDF)
Through matched funding, the Cluster Programme encourages businesses, public agencies, research and educational institutions to align and work together, to build on their competitive advantage, and develop solutions to challenges and opportunities that they otherwise could not resolve on their own. A cluster is a group of businesses, government agencies, research and associated organisations in a defined geographic area that are interconnected and share a common purpose or interest where each contribute to enhance the innovation, growth and competitiveness of both the region and businesses.
- The program offers matched funding of up to $300,000 per year, over three years.
- Deadline: 28 February 2018