Innovation Connections

Eligible Australian businesses within the identified Growth Sectors are able to take advantage of the following services under Innovation Connections.


Innovation Connections

Expert Innovation Facilitators work with your business free of charge to identify knowledge gaps that are restricting your business’ growth. The outcome is a confidential report unique to your business that identifies growth opportunities and connects you to the expertise needed within the research sector.
 
Innovation Connections consists of two components:
  • Innovation Connections Facilitation
  • Innovation Connections Grant.


Innovation Connections Facilitation

Provides your business with an Innovation Facilitator to help you to:
  • Identify knowledge gaps
  • Identify opportunities to work with research organisations to test and develop new ideas
  • Connect to other business assistance packages
  • Find the specific expertise needed to collaborate with your business to achieve your identified growth opportunity.


Innovation Connections Grant

If you choose to implement the suggestions in the report and would like to work with a research organisation, you can apply for an Innovation Connections Grant of up to the value of $100,000* to fund the placement of an experienced researcher into your business for a maximum period of up to 24 months*. The grant will reimburse you 50% of the total project costs. You can only claim the grant once you complete the project and pay all project costs.
 
To find out more and to apply, go to Innovation Connections.
 
* Conditions apply. Please visit Innovation Connections for more details.
 

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Consultants

Mike Goodman
Business Facilitator, Sydney & National
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Mitch McGuire
Innovations Connections Facilitator, Gold Coast & Northern Rivers
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Christie Davidson
Business Facilitator, Sydney and National
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Maria Collyer
Business Adviser
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Mark Osborne
Business Adviser, Townsville QLD
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Graham Poon
Business Facilitator, Northern Australia
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Anna Samios
Business Adviser, Sydney NSW
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Darek Swiderski
Business Adviser, Sydney NSW
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