Are you an SME developing your innovation in Western Australia? Yes – then you might just be eligible for Government funding under the Government of Western Australia’s Innovation Vouchers Program (IVP) to support your innovation in any of the following areas:
- Research & Development
- Product Development
- Technology Transfer & Intellectual Property
- Commercialisation Support Services
The Innovation Vouchers Program (IVP) is an initiative of the State Government’s New Industries Fund, which aims to enable SMEs to develop greater opportunities to commercialise their ideas and innovations and expand to create jobs. It is a competitive grant program to assist small to medium enterprises (SMEs) get a step closer to commercialising their innovations by developing collaborative relationships with research providers and specialist commercialisation support services.
One of the aims of the IVP is to catalyse new relationships between companies and service providers or to move tentative collaborations into a productive relationship.
Financial assistance of up to $20,000 is available to eligible SMEs to access professional skills, services or knowledge to enable them to advance their innovation or commercialisation activity in Western Australia.
Click here to find out more. Applications close on 28 March 2018.