Virtual reality startup Vantari VR, which has developed the medical version of a flight simulator for doctors, has scored a US$100,000 (A$131k) grant from US video games giant Epic Games, the company behind smash hit video game Fortnite. The Epic MegaGrants are designed to assist game developers and others use Unreal Engine, the commercial game engine… Read more »
Applications for the Amazon Launchpad Innovation Grants fare now open with five grant packages up for grabs. Each package is worth more than $80,000 and includes a $20,000 cash grant, Amazon marketing support, AWS Activate credits, and exclusive access to mentors such as Amazon leadership and entrepreneur experts from Australia and HQ in Seattle; time… Read more »
Australian space startups and university researchers working on everything from astronaut virtual realise training to better spacesuit and AI-based avatar crews to test systems have been granted a total of $11 million in funding from the Australian government. Industry, science and technology minister Karen Andrews said the 10 projects sharing in $11 million would… Read more »
The NSW government’s $25,000 grants to help startups build a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) are back for FY20. The 50% matching grant to a maximum of $25,000 is for startups looking to get from proof of concept/prototype stage to MVP. Successful applicants receive 35% of the funding up-front and 65% after completion and validation of… Read more »
The NSW government has some cash to splash at startups looking to develop their idea to Minimum Viable Product (MVP) status, but you need to hustle because applications for next financial year close on June 14. The Jobs for NSW MVP grant is for startups looking to get from proof of concept/prototype stage to… Read more »
The Australian government is offering researchers and businesses up to take their products global under round four of its Global Connections Fund (GCF) Bridging Grants. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the grants are designed to strengthen international partnerships between small businesses and researchers. “Connecting small and medium enterprises with the research… Read more »
The WA Government will be offering $16.7 million in grants towards startups, while $19 million will go towards STEM skills, according to the State Budget.
The Government has announced $34 million in funding grants for startups and organisations working on innovative services within the aged care space.
The federal government has announced that it will be investing $500 million to improve Australia’s space-based surveillance and intelligence capabilities.
Government awards first commercialisation grants to researchers and SMEs through Global Connections Fund
A researcher at Charles Sturt University working to create environmentally sustainable solutions for the Murray-Darling Basin is among the first recipients of a commercialisation grant from the government’s Global Connections Fund.