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Archived Grant Opportunity View - GO4464

Manufacturing Modernisation Fund – Round 2

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GO ID:
GO4464
Agency:
Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Close Date & Time:
21-Jan-2021 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
261001 - Industry Innovation
Publish Date:
4-Dec-2020
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS, Administered Territories
Selection Process:
Open Competitive

Description:

Round 2 of the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund supports manufacturers by co-funding capital investments and associated reskilling to:

  • adopt new technologies
  • encourage innovation
  • become more productive and competitive in the market and
  • create more jobs.

The program aims to support small to medium manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) through:

  • investment in transformative manufacturing technology and processes
  • jobs growth and a more highly skilled workforce in the manufacturing sector.

Round 2 will run over 3 years (2020-21 to 2022-23) and supports transformative investments in technologies and processes including:

  • buying, constructing, installing or commissioning of manufacturing plant and equipment
  • integrating production-related software that is directly related to your capital investment
  • relevant training and skills development to assist you to integrate the new technology into your business, including upskilling and accreditation in advanced processes
  • process design and engineering directly related to your capital investment
  • fit-out, alterations and/or extensions to buildings directly related to your capital investment.

The maximum project period is 2 years.

Eligibility:

To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be non-tax exempt
  • be registered for the Goods and Services Tax (GST)

and be:

  • an entity incorporated in Australia, including start-ups, and a trading corporation where your trading activities:
    • form a sufficiently significant proportion of your overall activities as to merit it being described as a trading corporation; or
    • are a substantial and not merely peripheral activity of your corporation.

You must also be:

  • a manufacturing small and medium-sized Australian enterprise (SME) with up to 199 employees (headcount)
  • have a minimum of $400,000 in eligible project expenditure
  • able to identify the level of Australian job creation expected from your project
  • able to demonstrate your project aligns with one or more of the six National Manufacturing Priorities:
    • resources technology and critical minerals processing
    • food and beverage
    • medical products
    • recycling and clean energy
    • defence
    • space.

You must also be able to provide evidence that:

  • the project is supported by your board
  • you can complete the project
  • you can meet the costs of the project not covered by grant funding.

For more information on eligibility please read the Grant opportunity guidelines.

Total Amount Available (AUD):

$50,000,000.00

Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $100,000.00 to $1,000,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

To apply, go to www.business.gov.au/mmf

Other Instructions:

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