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2013 City of Melbourne Small Business Grants program is now open again. It provides financial assistance of up to $30 to help small businesses currently located or intending to locate in the City of Melbourne.
The key objectives of the Small Business Grants program is to increase diversity in the city by supporting the establishment of new and creative small businesses,assist existing innovative businesses that are introducing innovative services or products as part of their expansion phase,encourage and support businesses to enter and expand into new overseas markets (that is, export) and support member-based organisations within the city.
The Victorian Government’s Health Market Validation Program (Health MVP) Call for Proposal stage is now open. Eligible Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) are invited to review and respond to the healthcare challenges described in the 12 Technology Requirement Specifications (TRS) listed below. To respond to any of the TRS go to guidelines and application form. All applications must be received by COB Thursday 11 October 2012. Following assessment of the proposals submitted, the successful SME’s will receive up to $100,000 to undertake a Feasibility Study into their proposed solution.
Is your small business expanding and facing new challenges? Do you want to know how to fast track your business growth?
MasterClass for Growth is a new Small Business Victoria program for growing small to medium businesses. This program will provide participants with the skills to understand, prepare and implement strategies to tackle the unique issues of business growth.
The MasterClass for Growth program in 2011 will be offered in two streams, catering to applicants based in regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne. The programs will commence in April/May 2011. Find out more
Registration for the program closes at 9am on 7th March 2011.
The Workshops, Industry Intelligence & Networking (WIIN) element of the Enterprise Connect initiative offers government grants of up to $50,000 for eligible organisations to deliver workshops, seminars and a range of other activities to Australian small and medium businesses.
The aim of WIIN is to provide relevant information on good business practices to help businesses reach their full potential. WIIN helps firms improve their business by providing detailed, relevant new information and knowledge about a particular aspect of good business practice. A successful WIIN activity will improve a participating firm’s awareness of and ability to implement positive changes in their business. Applications close 5.00pm on 21 February 2011
The Gateway Business Program is a South Australian Government Grant program which assists small to medium-sized firms prepare for export.
The Gateway Business Program can meet eligible expenses incurred in developing international markets. Successful applicants may receive a grant of up to $20,000 over two years for eligible projects. Individual project caps range between $2,000 and $10,000. The Gateway Business Program will assist established local companies which can show they are ready to take the next step and begin exporting. To be eligible, an applicant must have been in business for at least two years and turn over more than $150,000 a year.
Nine of the 19 feasibility studies have been awarded up to $1.5 million to carry out a proof of concept (POC) project over the next two years.
The POC projects will lead to working demonstrations of the technology solutions in the host entity’s environment.
Round 2 application details for SME’s will be announced on the 18th October.
MVP (Market Validation Program) is a $28 million competitive grants program to help SMEs with innovative, commercially orientated R&D tailored to meet the technology needs of Victorian public sector entities. SMEs will now be invited to propose solutions in response to one or more TRS.
To register to attend an information session, follow this link and select one of the 6 sessions available.