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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

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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