Stage 2 of the SME Export Hubs grant opportunity opened to invited applicants on Wednesday 28 November 2018.

The $20 million SME Export Hubs grant opportunity will provide grants from $150,000 to $1.5 million over four years to help establish and/or operate Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) export hubs in the six Growth Centre sectors. The export hubs will work with Growth Centres to facilitate SME export opportunities.

It complements existing initiatives, such as those delivered through the Australian Export Finance Corporation – Efic, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission – Austrade, the Entrepreneurs’ Programme, and the Industry Growth Centres Initiative.

Invited Stage 2 applicants were selected from the Stage 1 Expressions of Interest.

Stage 2 applications will close 21 January 2019 5:00 pm AEDT.

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