CSIRO Kickstart

Funder:  CSIRO

Grant Background: Innovation is a major driver of business growth, however many start-ups and small businesses can often face barriers, such as lack of technical expertise or funding, when trying to access research and development (R&D) to explore new opportunities.

CSIRO’s Kick-Start program helps start-ups and small businesses overcome some of these barriers to pursue R&D activities, by providing an end-to-end facilitation services, including:

  • help with articulating your research question
  • connecting businesses with relevant CSIRO researcher expertise and capability – your in-house R&D division
  • matched funding support to improve the affordability or expand the scope of R&D services.

$ Available: Up to $100,000.00.


  • < $1.5M in turnover or operating expenditure OR < 3 years trading
  • Have an ACN/ICN and be registered for GST
  • Must be able to provide matched funding

Key Dates: No closing date is stated.

For More Information or to Apply: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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