Archive for December, 2011

$200m Renewable Energy Venture Capital Fund Launched in Australia

The Australian Government today announced that Southern Cross Venture Partners Pty Ltd has been appointed fund manager of Australia’s largest renewable energy venture capital fund, making available a total of $200 million to support renewable energy companies from early next year. The Australian Government’s commitment of $100 million through the Renewable Energy Venture Capital Fund […]

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1/3rd of Commercialisation Australia grants go to clean technologies

Commercialisation Australia has again demonstrated the governments commitment to a green Australia and a clean energy future. Australian inventors working on projects that could cut pollution emissions and increase energy efficiency have won funding to help bring them to market. Innovation Minister, Senator Kim Carr, announced $3.7 million, on the 7th November, to support nine […]

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Commercialisation Australia gives start-ups a new boost

As of 7th December 2011, Australian entrepreneurs will not have to repay Early Stage Commercialisation grants for businesses developing a new product, process, or service. Plus, these grants will be available to more businesses, as the annual turnover limit for applicants will rise from $20 million to $50 million. In addition, growing businesses that can […]

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Are you interested in applying for the program?

Applications have not opened yet but we’re very keen to hear from you if you are interested in participating in Ignition Labs. We’re close to launching the process and the program will start early next year. Contact us with a synopsis of your idea so we can update you when we open applications.

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