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Advancing Victorian Manufacturing

Supporting Victorian manufacturing businesses to innovate and expand

Registrations closed on 18 October 2017. Program Guidelines are currently being developed.

At a glance

Advancing Victorian Manufacturing is the Victorian Government's blueprint for growth of manufacturing in Victoria.

The Victorian Government has identified initiatives to support local manufacturing businesses, targeting areas that will make the most difference.

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Advancing Victorian Manufacturing initiatives aim to support Victorian manufacturing businesses:

  • To introduce new products and services into their business
  • To implement process enhancements  and adopt advanced business models
  • To encourage stronger linkages with global business partners
  • To enter new export markets and secure global supply chain opportunities.

Supporting local manufacturing

The Victorian Government has identified initiatives to support local manufacturing businesses targeting areas that will make the most difference. As part of this, registrations of interest were sought to ensure that this support best meets industry needs.

Advancing Victorian Manufacturing initiatives aim to support Victorian manufacturing businesses:

  • To introduce new products and services into their business
  • To implement process enhancements  and adopt advanced business models
  • To encourage stronger linkages with global business partners
  • To enter new export markets and secure global supply chain opportunities.

Proposed initiatives

Initiative Description
Manufacturing Vouchers Providing a co-contribution for manufacturing SMEs to introduce improved or new locally manufactured products or services into their businesses.

Enhancing Manufacturing Capability

Providing a co-contribution for manufacturing businesses to implement process enhancements and business capability improvements that will help them to become more internationally competitive and continue to grow.

Global Discovery Exchange

Providing Victorian manufacturers an opportunity to experience first-hand global cutting edge advanced manufacturing practices.

Fastrack to Export

Providing tailored case management for medium-sized manufacturing businesses to take products to global markets, where exports are currently a small proportion of their sales.

For more information about the proposed initiatives, view the Advancing Victoria Manufacturing Programs Factsheet (PDF 299.71 KB)PDF icon.

Get in contact with your local Victorian Government Business Office on 13 22 15.

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