The Modern Manufacturing Initiative is a key element of the Australian Government’s Modern Manufacturing Strategy, which aims to help Australian manufacturers scale-up, compete internationally and create jobs.
The Manufacturing Translation Stream provides businesses with funding to support projects that translate high quality research into commercial outcomes and support businesses to scale-up and be more competitive and resilient. It provides co-funding to support businesses to adopt new technologies and improve their manufacturing processes to boost productivity and competitiveness.
The University is not eligible to lead these grants, but the University may partner with an eligible Industry lead.
There will be 6 grant opportunities under the Manufacturing Translation Stream that align with the National Manufacturing Priorities:
- Medical Products
- Resources Technology and Critical Minerals Processing
- Food and Beverage
- Recycling and Clean Energy
On offer are co-funding grants of between $1 million to $20 million, up to 50% of the eligible project expenditure.
This information relates the Manufacturing Translation stream . There are two other streams:
- Manufacturing Integration
- Manufacturing Collaboration
Each stream and priority area will be open at various times.
The Modern Manufacturing Initiative - Manufacturing Translation scheme key dates can be found below.
|Closed||22 March 2021 5PM AEDT|
|Closed||29 March 2021 5PM AEDT|
Resources Technology and Critical Minerals Processing
|Closed||1 April 2021 5PM AEDT|
Food and Beverage
|Open||27 April 2021 5PM AEDT|
Recycling and Clean Energy
|Open||5 May 2021 5PM AEDT|
28 April 2021 5PM AEDT
Find out more
More information on this scheme, including critical dates and documentation can be found on the Staff Hub.