none
none

AUSSIE COMPANIES GET $7.8M TO TAKE THEIR IDEAS TO THE WORLD

19-01-2016
by 
in 

A further 17 Australian companies will receive commercialisation grants under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme.

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme is the Australian Government’s flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity at the firm level.

The Assistant Minister for Innovation, Wyatt Roy said $7.8 million has been offered to assist the 17 Australian companies launch their innovative products, processes or services into the global marketplace and help advance Australian industries.

Some of the products, processes or services include:

·       A device to optimise carbon use and maximise gold recovery for the gold mining industry


·       A software and training platform for the agribusiness sector to help improve farm profitability, business management and sustainability

·       A real-time, cloud-based data management system for intelligent buildings and smart cities


·       Laser-based 3D printing for lighter, more easily produced metal components for aerospace and defence applications


·       Advanced manufacturing for reliable, cheaper and highly efficient silicon solar cells


·       A world-first clinical diagnostics device to help assess the health of the human gut.

The Entrepreneurs' Programme commercialisation grants help Australian entrepreneurs, inventors and businesses address the challenges associated with commercialising novel intellectual property.

It aims to:

·       Accelerate the commercialisation of novel intellectual property in the form of new products, processes and services


·       Support new businesses based on novel intellectual property with high growth potential and


·       Generate greater commercial and economic returns from both public and private sector research and facilitate investment to drive business growth and competitiveness.

For further information visit: www.business.gov.au or call 13 28 46.

Related news & editorials

  1. 20.02.2018
    20.02.2018
    by      In
    Thousands of visitors, exhibitors, and speakers from around the world are expected to attend National Manufacturing Week (NMW), to be held from 9th to 11th May 2018 at the Sydney Showground.
    With registrations now open, the free-to-attend event will offer unrivalled access to world-class speakers... Read More
  2. 20.02.2018
    20.02.2018
    by      In
    An in-depth analysis of the battery industry in Australia has shown that lithium totals a $2 trillion investment opportunity, and despite investment in other kinds of battery technology, Australia must act or be left behind in lithium tech. 
    The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC... Read More
  3. 20.02.2018
    20.02.2018
    by      In
    Lockheed Martin Australia has opened a new $12 million Lockheed Martin Australia House on the edge of Canberra’s Parliamentary Triangle. 
    The new office was opened by Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne, who said the company has cemented its ongoing commitment to Australia's defence industry... Read More
  4. 20.02.2018
    20.02.2018
    by      In
    Expressions of interest have now opened for trade works on the Osborne Naval Shipbuilding Precinct infrastructure project, promising up to 600 new construction jobs, and ongoing maintenance procedures. 
    Under the project, new facilities will be required to support the continuous build programs for... Read More