ACT programs

 

ACT Government

Program: Innovation Connect (ICon)

Link: http://www.business.act.gov.au/grants-and-assistance/grants/innovation-connect#Dates

Program details: ICon aims to help businesses take an innovative product or service to the stage of commercialisation or investment readiness.

This program has three components: Proof of Technology Grants ($5,000 to $50,000) supporting the development of technology plans or prototypes; Accelerating Innovation ($5,000 to $10,000) providing a range of innovation support, and Clean Technology Grants ($5,000 to $50,000) supporting early stage commercialisation projects that improve environmental quality.

Contact details: Contact Brent Chick, Business Development Client Manager, on 02 6207 7215 or at brent.chick@act.gov.au. Alternatively, contact Ellis Maher on 02 6207 5816 or at ellis.maher@act.gov.au.

Deadline: Expressions of Interest must be submitted by 26 April 2013, and formal applications must be submitted by 17 May 2013.

 

ACT Government

Program: Canberra Business Development Fund

Link: http://www.business.act.gov.au/doing_business_in_canberra/starting_and_growing_your_business/canberra_business_development_fund

Program details: This fund provides eligible businesses in Canberra with capital funds through equity investment. The fund is a joint venture between the ACT Government and Australian Capital Ventures Limited. Eligible businesses must have sales of, or a proven prototype of, a commercialised product/service.

Contact details: Contact Stephen Hardy, Fund Manager, on 02 6247 4999 or at s.hardy@hindmarshgroup.com

Deadline: No deadline

 

ACT Government

Program: Trade Connects Grants Program

Link: http://www.business.act.gov.au/grants-and-assistance/grants/trade_connect

Program details: Trade Connect assists Canberra businesses develop their export market by providing $15,000 to $45,000 in funds over a three-year period. Eligible businesses must generate less than $10 million in revenue and have an export development plan. Costs covered include market visits, marketing material, promotion, trade show participation, market research and so on.

Contact details: Call 1800 244 650 or email business.mailbox@act.gov.au

Deadline: Not stated

 

ACT Government, Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre and Epicorp Limited

Program: Entrepreneur Development Fund

Link: http://lighthouseinnovation.com.au/products/entrepreneur-development-fund

Progam details: The Fund provides funding that ranges from $5000 to $20,000 for projects that facilitate skills and knowledge transfer for SMEs with high-growth potential. Examples of skills and knowledge transfer activities include acquiring knowledge about intellectual property, financial structure or management skills. Firms will be required to engage a professional consultancy service to work together on a project for four months.

Contact details: Call Lighthouse on 1300 365 514 or email enquiries@lighthouseinnovation.com.au

Deadline: Not stated

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