On the 21st November, the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon. Steven Ciobo MP, announced that the Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grant program was open for applications. Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority
Grants provide eligible SMEs with matched funding grants of up to $1 million to invest in projects that build capabilities aligned with Defence’s Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities.
A fact sheet on the Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities is available here: http://www.defence.gov.au/…/Capabi…/Docs/SICP-Factsheet1.pdf.
AusIndustry is delivering this program on behalf of the Department of Defence through the Business Grants Hub
Up to $17 million is available each year from 2018-19 to 2021-22. Information about the Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grants, including the grant opportunity guidelines are available here: www.business.gov.au/sicp.