Dr Megan Sebben

CSIRO opens the door for its R&D funding program, Kick-Start, to larger companies

- October 31, 2023 2 MIN READ

National science agency CSIRO has expanded the qualifying criteria its Kick-Start program, which offers Australian small businesses can now access research and development (R&D) funding. Businesses with a turnover of up to $10 million are now eligible, up from the previous $1.5 million threshold. The Kick-Start program offers dollar-matched funding to access CSIRO’s research expertise… Read more »


Lactamo and Xceptional have won $40,000 each in St George’s Kick Start pitch competition

- November 9, 2020 2 MIN READ

Femtech startup Lactamo, which helps breastfeeding mothers, and Xceptional, a recruitment firm helping autistic people find jobs, have won the St George Kick Start competition, receiving $40,000 each. The competition, in partnership with TEDxSydney, saw 12 small business founders and entrepreneurs for a share of the program’s $100,000 grant pool prize across two categories –… Read more »