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Future Industries Manufacturing Program

Up to $500,000 to companies to implement new manufacturing technologies and processes in their Victorian operations.

Program Overview

The Future Industries Manufacturing Program offers funding of up to $500,000 to companies to implement new manufacturing technologies and processes in their Victorian operations, providing a critical foundation for growth.

Read the Future Industries Manufacturing Fact Sheet (PDF 62.99 KB)PDF icon 

Read the Future Industries Manufacturing Program Guidelines (PDF 94.18 KB)PDF icon

At a glance


Potential value of support

Up to $500,000 to companies to implement new manufacturing technologies and processes in their Victorian operations.

Eligibility

The program is available to companies implementing new manufacturing technologies and processes in their Victorian operations that will:  

  • generate sustainable new local jobs, including high-value jobs
  • improve productivity and competitiveness
  • target new growth opportunities.

To get the best results, contact a Victorian Government representative through your local Victorian Government Business Office.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply for the program a business must:

  • have an Australian Company Number (ACN) 
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be a company that is investing in its Victorian manufacturing operations
  • have the ability to meet the co-contribution requirement ($3 for every $1 granted)
  • provide financial reports for the last three financial years to enable the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources to conduct a financial risk assessment.

What you get

The Future Industries Manufacturing Program offers funding of up to $500,000 to companies intending to implement new manufacturing technologies and processes in their Victorian operations, providing a critical foundation for growth.

    What you need to have before applying checklist

    Read the below documents before applying.  

    Download our Future Industries Manufacturing Program Guidelines (PDF 94.18 KB)PDF icon

    Accessible guidelines: coming soon

    Read the Future Industries Manufacturing Fact Sheet (PDF 62.99 KB)PDF icon

    Accessible factsheet: coming soon 

    Use our FIMP Project Plan Template (DOCX 44.66 KB)DOCX icon

    Questions? Read the Future Industries Manufacturing Program - FAQ's (PDF 61.5 KB)PDF icon

    Read the Future Industries Manufacturing Program - Accessible FAQ's (DOCX 26.19 KB)DOCX icon

    Download the Future Industries Manufacturing Program - Funding Agreement (PDF 994.35 KB)PDF icon

    How to apply

    Applicants need to:
    • submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) 
    • submit a formal application together with supporting documentation within 90 days of invitation by the Department, to apply.

    Companies may submit an EOI at any time.

    Formal applications will only be accepted within 90 days of an invitation by the Department to apply. Assessment of applications and any decision to approve funding are at the absolute discretion of the Department.

     

    Contact Future Industries

    Business Contact Centre 

    13 22 15 

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