R&D Start

Program Status

Closed to new applications.


R&D Start is a competitive, merit based grants and loans program that supports businesses to undertake research and development and its commercialisation.

Ministerial direction on re-opening of R&D Start Program is accessible in the Download panel on the right.


Companies that have a grant and wish to obtain a copy of the R&D Project Reporting Guide should contact a customer service manager in their State or Territory.

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