The Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO released the $47.5 million Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund guidelines on business.gov.au and announced the program will accept applications from 7 July to 14 August 2017.
This program is a key element of the $100 million Advanced Manufacturing Fund announced in the 2017-18 Budget – and supports the Australian Government’s commitment to transition the manufacturing sector to globally focussed, high skill, advanced manufacturing. This includes using:
- advanced technologies
- design and engineering excellence
- innovative business processes.
Grants of between $500,000 and $2.5 million are available to fund up to one third of capital projects that establish and expand advanced manufacturing in South Australia and Victoria.
Information about AMGF, including information sessions, the program fact sheet and program guidelines are available at business.gov.au.