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Deadline: 21 January 2019

The Australian Government is inviting applications for its program entitled “Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Export Hubs” to help establish and/or operate Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) export hubs in the six Growth Centre sectors.

Objectives

  • The objectives of the grant opportunity are to:
    • support the establishment and/or operation of SME export hubs (export hubs) in the six Growth Centre sectors:
    • Advanced Manufacturing
    • Cyber Security
    • Food and Agribusiness
    • Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals
    • Mining Equipment, Technology and Services
    • Oil, Gas and Energy Resources.
  • support SME development through facilitation of export opportunities and working with the Growth Centres.

Funding Information

  • The minimum grant amount is $150,000.
  • The maximum grant amount is $1.5 million.
  • The grant amount will be up to 50 per cent of eligible project costs.
  • The maximum grant period is four years and you must complete your project by 30 June 2022.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN), and
  • be one of the following entities:
    • an incorporated not-for-profit organisation such as:
      • an incorporated association
      • a company limited by guarantee
      • a non-distributing co-operative
      • an Indigenous not for profit corporation
      • a not-for-profit incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust
    • an Australian local government agency or body
    • an Australian state/territory government agency or body
    • a Regional Development Australia (RDA) committee.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: Australia

For more information, please visit https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/small-and-medium-enterprises-export-hubs

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