Manufacturing Collaboration Stream - The Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI)

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The Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI) is a $1.3 billion initiative targeted at all businesses growing Australia’s Manufacturing capacity, building scale, and supply chain resilience.

It is the signature program of the Australian Federal Government’s $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy, which was announced at the October 2020 Federal Budget.

Are you an Australian manufacturer undertaking large-scale manufacturing projects in one or more of the following areas?Manufacturing collaboration stream grant 2021

  • Resources Technology and Critical Minerals Processing
  • Food and Beverage
  • Medical Products
  • Recycling and Clean Energy
  • Defence
  • Space

Will the project's capital expenditure be a minimum of $60.6 million?

The MMI Manufacturing Collaboration Stream will provide a small number of co-funded grants of between $20m to $200m for up to 33% of the eligible project expenditure (i.e. the minimum project size would be $60.6m). The grant opportunity will support large-scale, transformational manufacturing projects involving Business-to-Business and Business-to-Research collaboration.

All forms of collaboration are encouraged, and projects must demonstrate real and meaningful collaborations that will allow manufacturing businesses to achieve scale, competitiveness, potential to expand or promote interstate or international trade, create new jobs and upskill the Australian manufacturing workforce.

9 September 2021, 5pm AEST

For more information

If you have a potentially eligible project, please contact Jess Olivier (Sydney), Richard Wraith (Melbourne), or Steve Elias (Perth) to discuss in more detail.

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