AusIndustry

We help your Australian business access government advice and support so you can grow, innovate, and thrive.

AusIndustry programs and incentives 

Our programs include grants, tax incentives and tailored advice to support your business at every stage.

Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants

Our CRC Grants support medium to long-term collaborative research for up to 10 years.

We help you partner with the research sector to solve industry-identified problems. 

The CRC Program supports the development of technologies, products and services that help reduce Australian industry problems. It aims to increase their:

  • competitiveness
  • productivity
  • sustainability.

Contact crc.program@industry.gov.au

Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Projects grants

CRC Projects grants support short-term collaborative research for up to 3 years.

We help you partner with the research sector to solve industry-identified problems. 

The CRC Program supports the development of technologies, products and services that help reduce Australian industry problems. It aims to increase their:

  • competitiveness
  • productivity
  • sustainability.

Contact CRCProjects@industry.gov.au

Entrepreneurs’ Programme

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme gives businesses access to advice and grant funding.
It is delivered through a national network of industry experts around Australia.

The program provides tailored services based on the stage your business is at:

  • Accelerating Commercialisation helps you develop your novel product, process or service and get it to market.
  • Innovation Connections connects you with the research sector so you can collaborate on research projects.
  • Growth services supports you to improve your capability to trade in Australian and global markets by taking advantage of growth opportunities.
  • Strengthening Business helps to make your disaster-affected business stronger, more resilient and better prepared for the future.

Research and Development Tax Incentive

The Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive is the government’s key mechanism to stimulate industry investment in R&D in Australia.

It is jointly administered by Industry Innovation and Science Australia (IISA) and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). 

Venture capital

We provide venture capital tax benefits to encourage investment in innovative early-stage businesses.

We do this through our venture capital programs:

  • Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnerships
  • Venture Capital Limited Partnerships
  • Australian Venture Capital Fund of Funds
  • Biomedical Translation Fund.

These programs help globally competitive Australian businesses grow and commercialise.

Contact venturecapital@industry.gov.au