Monday, 04 October 2021 03:21

MilCIS 2021 Postponed until Feb 2022

Registrations are now open for the the MilCIS Expo and the MilCIS Conference, both of which can be accessed physically and online. The dates for the 2021 Conference are now 22nd to 24th February 2022.

For more information and registration please click here.

 

 

Monday, 04 October 2021 03:02

Defence Global Competitiveness Grant

Grants to help Australian businesses invest in projects that build their defence export capability.

A grant of $24,000 to $240,000 for up to 80% of the cost of investing in projects that build export capability to build a stronger, more sustainable and globally competitive Australian defence industry. The maximum grant period is 18 months.

This grant is aimed at small to medium sized businesses with an Australian business number (ABN). The business must be either:

  • a company incorporated in Australia
  • an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust

Other eligibility requirements apply.

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Monday, 04 October 2021 02:43

CDIC Capability Improvement Grant

If the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) recommends improvements for your business, you can apply for a grant to help make the improvements.

You must apply within 12 months of receiving a CDIC advisory or facilitation service.

A grant of $4,000 to $240,000 to reimburse you for up to 80% of the cost of engaging a consultant or expert to implement recommended business capability improvements.

There is no limit to the number of grants your business can receive, but your total grant funding is capped at $240,000 in a 3-year period.

This grant is aimed at small to medium sized businesses that have, or are developing, products or services that can be applied to defence. Your business must have received a CDIC advisory or facilitation service.

Other eligibility requirements apply.

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Funding for Australian businesses to build industrial capabilities that fit with Defence’s Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities. 
 
A grant of $70,000 to $1.4 million for up to 70% of the cost of a project that builds capabilities aligned with Defence’s Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities. The maximum grant period is 30 months.
 
Grant funding is capped at $4.2 million in a 3-year period per recipient. It is aimed at small to medium sized businesses with an Australian business number (ABN). The business must be a company incorporated in Australia or and incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust.
 

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The Skilling Australia’s Defence Industry Grants provide businesses servicing the defence sector with upskilling and training opportunities to build skills capacity and capability to meet current or future Defence needs.

The Defence Industry Grants Program will run over three years from 2020-21 to 2022-23. The program is a key initiative of the Defence Industry Skilling and STEM Strategy launched in February 2019.

The Defence Industry Grants Program aims to:

  • reduce barriers faced by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the defence sector when upskilling or retraining staff
  • develop skills within SMEs in the defence sector
  • support SMEs in the defence sector to establish human resources practices and training plans that will build lifelong learning activities into their business

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