The Australian Government has announced in the budget the $1.3b Modern Manufacturing Strategy with Recycling and Clean Energy being one of the 6 high priority sectors.
A second round of the Modern Manufacturing Fund (MMF) is due to be announced prior to Christmas. This grant seeks to address barriers to scale and innovation. It will co-fund capital investment technology upgrades that help transform businesses. MMF round 2 will help create and retain highly skilled workforce through jobs and upskilling. The program will offer co-contribution grants of $100,000 to $1m, on a three to one basis, to support transformative investments in technologies and processes. ARENA has received ongoing support.
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Modern Manufacturing Strategy
Modern Manufacturing Initiative and National Manufacturing Priorities
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