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Entrepreneurs' Programme - Accelerating Commercialisation

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Primary Category:
261001 - Industry Innovation
Publish Date:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS, Administered Territories
Selection Process:
Open Competitive


Accelerating Commercialisation provides access to expert guidance and grants to help businesses commercialise their novel products, processes and services.

Accelerating Commercialisation offers the following services and grants to successful applicants:

  • Commercialisation Guidance
  • Accelerating Commercialisation Grants
  • Portfolio Services.

Commercialisation Guidance

If you’re successful, this support will connect you to an AusIndustry Customer Service Manager or a Commercialisation Adviser.

The Commercialisation Adviser will:

  • offer initial guidance on the commercialisation project or strategy
  • provide feedback if you want to progress to a Grant or Portfolio Services application.

Accelerating Commercialisation Grant

This grant provides projects up to 50% of the expenditure to a maximum of:

  • $250,000 for commercialisation offices and eligible partner entities
  • $1 million for all other applicants.

Accelerating Commercialisation Grant recipients will also receive Portfolio Services for the duration of the project.

Portfolio Services

Portfolio Services provides a connection to a range of services that may include:

  • guidance from Commercialisation Advisers
  • access to the expert network
  • access to promotional opportunities.

Applicants must be one of the following to apply:

  • a for-profit company registered and operating in Australia
  • a commercialisation office or Eligible Partner Entities
  • individuals, partnerships or trustees who agree to form a for-profit company.

Applicants that receive Commercialisation Guidance can apply for:

  • an Accelerating Commercialisation Grant, which includes Portfolio Services or
  • Portfolio Services only.

Commercialisation Guidance is available to applicants that:

  • have a novel product, process or service they wish to commercialise
  • want to trade to customers external to the state or territory of their place of business
  • are not named as non-complying by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

To apply for an Accelerating Commercialisation Grant, applicants must:

  • have received Commercialisation Guidance
  • have a novel product, process or service they wish to commercialise
  • have the relevant access to the intellectual property to undertake the commercialisation project
  • meet the turnover test outlined at Section 5 of the Customer Information Guide; and
  • show they can fund at least 50% of the project expenditure, which may include labour (plus on-costs), contracts, manufacturing plant, pilot and prototype manufacturing expenditure.

To apply for Portfolio Services only, among other things, applicants must have received Commercialisation Guidance and have a relevant type of commercialisation strategy. Refer to Customer Information Guide for more details.

Estimated Grant Value (AUD):
From $1.00 to $1,000,000.00
Instructions for Lodgement:
Other Instructions: provides information and advice to businesses via a range of channels including phone (13 28 46), email and web chat. Contact us for assistance.

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