Welcome to theManufacturers Business Seminar  Wednesday 10 October 2012
Map of east / south east     Glen Eira (C)     Bayside (C)            Kingston (C)                              Greater   ...
Investing in Manufacturing Technology (IMT)and Manufacturing Productivity Networks(MPN)
Investing in ManufacturingTechnology (IMT)• Assists manufacturers to purchase and integrate new  technologies (equipment a...
IMT – Assessment CriteriaPrimary Assessment Criteria1. Impact of the project on business productivity2. Impact of the proj...
Manufacturing Productivity  Networks (MPN)  Manufacturing Productivity Networks (MPN) is a major initiative under  the Vic...
MPN – Key information• $7.5 million total funding, over 4 years• Supports both formally established and informal networks ...
MPN - Assessment CriteriaAssessment Criteria:1.   Identified business or industry need will be met by the     project2.   ...
Further information• All resources, including program guidelines and  application forms available at  www.business.vic.gov...
Automotive New    Markets   Initiative
Auto New Markets Program • $30 million four year program to retain auto   capability • Assist auto suppliers to diversify ...
Eligible Expenses •   R&D activities •   Pre-commercialisation of new product •   Investment in plant and equipment •   Im...
Ineligible Expenses • Business as usual activities • Studies or surveys • Mergers and acquisitions
Innovation and Technology Voucher ProgramsEastern VGBO10 October 2012
Presentation outline1. What are   vouchers2. New voucher   programs
What are vouchers?• Vouchers are available to companies to enable  access to services, facilities or know-how,  preferably...
New voucher commitments underboth Technology and Innovationportfolios• Technology –Victoria’s Technology Plan for the  Fut...
New vouchersProgram -         Purpose                                        Voucher typesStreamTechnology        •Increas...
Activities supported by  vouchersProgram - Stream       ActivitiesTechnology             • Scoping(ICT, biotech, small   •...
How can companies access vouchers?• One entry point for companies into programs – via  www.business.vic.gov.au• Technology...
The Small Technology Cluster              &The Technology Voucher Program    Manufacturers Business Briefing     Wednesday...
Content  1. The STC  1. The Technology Voucher Program (TVP)
Definition     “…small technologies’ are enabling platforms that refer to the             convergence of microtechnology, ...
STC Introduction  The Small Technologies Cluster is a convergence of companies underpinned by  nanotechnology, biotechnolo...
The STC Concept          “…accelerating the next generation of technologies”  •Centre for innovation, translational resear...
The STC Concept                   1                          2                      3             Accelerator             ...
STC – The Present1. Incubating Cluster    -   25 Companies in-house (30 in total)    -   180 Jobs    -   45 Patents within...
…. the next 5 years. • 50 Companies; • 250 Jobs; • 80 patents within the cluster; • $40 million in exports/annum; • 25,000...
STC International Contracts and Partnerships
Content  1. STC  1. The Technology Voucher Program (TVP)
The Technology Voucher Program ObjectivesAn expansion of the highly successful STIUP Program.Initiative under ‘Victorias T...
TVP DefinitionsSmall Technology:•Small technologies (nano and micro) are transformative, enabling technologieswhich are in...
The Vouchers There are three voucher types to the program: •The Technology Development Voucher:        Max $50,000 (open ...
ApplicantA few key things•The project must involve Small technology, ICT and/or Industrial Biotechnology•There is a co-con...
SupplierA few key things•You must be a Victorian based company•There is no limit to the number of projects you can be invo...
Next StepsThe Application Process•Discuss you project eligibility with STC: tvp@stc-melbourne.com•Identify and confirm sup...
Contact Details     Dr. Buzz Palmer     buzz@stc-melbourne.com
MiniFAB                 Case Study           Dr. Erol Harvey, CEO                 www.MiniFAB.com.au© MiniFAB 2012
MiniFAB (Aust) Pty Ltd        Private Company • Established October 2002       Team of 65 people Headquartered in Melbourn...
MiniFAB’s Clients and Partners are world-leading globalplayers.                                                     Low co...
Micromachining                      Small size                       Low cost                   High repeatability© MiniFA...
Manufacturing facilities  ISO 13485 (2003): CAD : Class 1,000 and 10,000 cleanrooms : excimer laser : uv laser : 8” photol...
Precision Injection Moulding                              Class 10,000 Cleanroom                              High Speed I...
Lab-on-a-chip - Heart Disease Diagnostic                                         Blood Anlaysis                           ...
Lab-on-a-chip - BioSensor Integration                                        Hybrid System Integration                    ...
Application - Bionic Eye                       4 year ARC funded Development                       Program                ...
Application - Tear Diagnostic                                                 Nano-fluidic biosensor                      ...
Investment in Manufacturing Technology                                         Precision PSA Application                  ...
Victoria Government TRIP Program                         Lab-on-a-Chip World                         Congress             ...
Missions and Delegations                             Victorian Trade Mission                             July 2012        ...
Technology Voucher Program                             Wide range of interactions                             with Victori...
Clean Technology  Investment Programs        ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••        ausindus...
Clean Technology Investment Programs• $1 billion over 6-7 years• For businesses manufacturing in Australia• To maintain co...
What sort of projects are supported?Projects must be relevant to yourmanufacturing activities and createcarbon or energy s...
What are the eligibility criteria?• Not exempt from paying income tax• Incorporated in Australia  (Must be a company or a ...
Grant support availableApplicant/Project Criteria                                           Applicant to                  ...
Weighted Merit criteriaEmphasis on reducing carbon emissions intensityPlus applicant capability, impact on applicant’scomp...
Eligible expenditureExamples: Pre-project: energy audits, bench tests or pilot  studies, energy modelling, identifying pr...
More information Check the AusIndustry website www.ausindustry.gov.au Contact AusIndustry Hotline Telephone 13 28 46 or ho...
Questions?
Short Break and Networking
Investing in Manufacturing Technologyand Manufacturing Productivity Networks
Further information• All resources, including program guidelines and  application forms available at  www.business.vic.gov...
Automotive New Markets Initiative
Merit Criteria • The project retains auto capability • Game changing product or significant new   market • Applicant can d...
More Information• More information:  – www.dbi.vic.gov.au  – http://www.innovation.gov.au/Industry/Automotive/In  –or cont...
Clean Technology  Investment Programs        ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••        ausindus...
What are the eligibility criteria?• Not exempt from paying income tax• Incorporated in Australia  (Must be a company or a ...
Weighted Merit criteriaEmphasis on reducing carbon emissions intensityPlus applicant capability, impact on applicant’scomp...
Merit criterion 1The extent of the reduction in carbon emissions intensityincluding through improvements in energy efficie...
Carbon and Energy Savings Calculator        ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au        ausindustry....
Carbon and Energy Savings Calculator        ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au        ausindustry....
Merit criterion 2The capacity and capability of the applicant toundertake the project.    In-house or external expertise ...
Merit criterion 3The extent to which the project maintains andimproves the competitiveness of the applicantsbusiness.    ...
Merit criterion 4 (grants ≥$1.5M)The contribution of the proposed project to acompetitive, low carbon, Australian manufact...
“Top Tips” for applicantsInclude a clear narrative of your capabilitiesand business case in body of the application.Provid...
More information Check the AusIndustry website www.ausindustry.gov.au Contact AusIndustry Hotline Telephone 13 28 46 or ho...
Questions      ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au      ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@aus...
Evaluation and Door Prize
Thank you & networking
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Manufacturers Business Seminar - 10 October 2012

  1. 1. Welcome to theManufacturers Business Seminar Wednesday 10 October 2012
  2. 2. Map of east / south east Glen Eira (C) Bayside (C) Kingston (C) Greater Dandenong (C) Cardinia (S) Casey (C) Frankston (C) Mornington Peninsula (S)
  3. 3. Investing in Manufacturing Technology (IMT)and Manufacturing Productivity Networks(MPN)
  4. 4. Investing in ManufacturingTechnology (IMT)• Assists manufacturers to purchase and integrate new technologies (equipment and machinery) into their business that will: - improve productivity and competitiveness; - strengthen capability - encourage wider and ongoing innovation• Competitive grants of up to $250,000• Minimum financial co-contribution of $3 for every $1 granted• 3 funding rounds per year (next round opens Q4 2012)
  5. 5. IMT – Assessment CriteriaPrimary Assessment Criteria1. Impact of the project on business productivity2. Impact of the project on business growth and competitiveness3. Degree of innovation of the proposed technologySecondary Assessment Criteria4. Benefits of the project to other Victorian businesses5. Capability of the business to successfully integrate the technology into its operations6. Impact of the project on employment and skills7. The project’s likelihood of proceeding without the grant
  6. 6. Manufacturing Productivity Networks (MPN) Manufacturing Productivity Networks (MPN) is a major initiative under the Victorian Government’s Manufacturing Strategy, A More Competitive Manufacturing Industry (released in December 2011). Key aim of MPN: to improve productivity and competitiveness of small and medium sized Victorian manufacturing firms, by providing support to the networks that represent their interests and needs, and who seek to undertake activities or projects that:• Increase understanding of productivity improvement opportunities• Facilitate new export markets• Enhance and increase collaboration (within sector, between firms, as well as with other industry and supply chain stakeholders)
  7. 7. MPN – Key information• $7.5 million total funding, over 4 years• Supports both formally established and informal networks with five or more member firms• Two streams of competitive grants available: Stream 1: Up to $50,000 for information, planning and scoping activities over one year Stream 2: Up to $600,000 for significant productivity projects over three years• Financial co-contribution essential: $1 for every $1 granted• First round closing date: 12 October 2012 (both streams)
  8. 8. MPN - Assessment CriteriaAssessment Criteria:1. Identified business or industry need will be met by the project2. Impact of the project on the productivity and competitiveness of Victorian manufacturers3. Reach of the project4. Capability of the network to successfully deliver the project
  9. 9. Further information• All resources, including program guidelines and application forms available at www.business.vic.gov.au• Enquiries: • Call Business Victoria on 13 22 15 • Contact local Victorian Government Business Office (VGBO)
  10. 10. Automotive New Markets Initiative
  11. 11. Auto New Markets Program • $30 million four year program to retain auto capability • Assist auto suppliers to diversify into new markets and products • Grants up to $1m • 1:1 co-contribution • Applications assessed via competitive rounds
  12. 12. Eligible Expenses • R&D activities • Pre-commercialisation of new product • Investment in plant and equipment • Imbedding an employee overseas
  13. 13. Ineligible Expenses • Business as usual activities • Studies or surveys • Mergers and acquisitions
  14. 14. Innovation and Technology Voucher ProgramsEastern VGBO10 October 2012
  15. 15. Presentation outline1. What are vouchers2. New voucher programs
  16. 16. What are vouchers?• Vouchers are available to companies to enable access to services, facilities or know-how, preferably from local suppliers• Vouchers are different from grants: – Support a transaction between a company and a supplier (double dividend) – $ go to supplier not company• Voucher program attributes – Responsive - always open (no funding rounds) – Nimble - fast turnaround (~20 days) – Low-doc
  17. 17. New voucher commitments underboth Technology and Innovationportfolios• Technology –Victoria’s Technology Plan for the Future: trio of strategies for ICT, biotechnology and small technologies. ~$8M over 2 years for industry uptake programs.• Innovation – $5M over 1 year (2012-13) in Victorian Budget for vouchers to promote the uptake of new skills and support businesses to exploit Victoria’s world-class science and research capabilities.
  18. 18. New vouchersProgram - Purpose Voucher typesStreamTechnology •Increase technology uptake by companies $50K Technology(ICT, biotech, •Improve access to Victoria’s extensive tech Developmentsmall tech) know-how for Victorian and non-Victorian*Replaces STIUP companies $250K Technology Implementation $10K Technology Student AcceleratorInnovation – •Increase business R&D in Victoria $25K Business R&DBusiness •Improve access to Victoria’s extensive R&DR&D capabilityInnovation – •Improve innovation capacity in companies $10K Innovation skillsSkills •Improve industry-research collaboration
  19. 19. Activities supported by vouchersProgram - Stream ActivitiesTechnology • Scoping(ICT, biotech, small •Fabrication and Field testingtech) • Scale up*Replaces STIUPInnovation - •test a new or improved material, construction method orBusiness R&D manufacturing process •Developing an experimental plan (e.g. in conjunction with a university) •Initial feasibility studiesInnovation skills •Companies - IP management and strategy development, innovation, commercialisation, tech roadmapping •PFROs - Customer service, marketing strategy or communication skills
  20. 20. How can companies access vouchers?• One entry point for companies into programs – via www.business.vic.gov.au• Technology Vouchers – STC and NICTA VRL promote and help matchmaking• Innovation Vouchers – program team + UniGateway• Vic Gov Business Offices and Business Development Managers critical interface
  21. 21. The Small Technology Cluster &The Technology Voucher Program Manufacturers Business Briefing Wednesday 10th October 2012
  22. 22. Content 1. The STC 1. The Technology Voucher Program (TVP)
  23. 23. Definition “…small technologies’ are enabling platforms that refer to the convergence of microtechnology, nanotechnology, biotechnology, information and communication technology (ICT) and advanced engineering technologies” (OECD Estimated to be worth of $2.1 Trillion market by 2013)
  24. 24. STC Introduction The Small Technologies Cluster is a convergence of companies underpinned by nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, micro-technology and advanced engineering technologies. Small technologies is a key channel for innovation in products, services and manufacturing processes and has the potential to impact on a very broad range of industry sectors. At STC we aim to promote innovation and entrepreneurial activity through the development of industry clusters. STC’s primary objective is to grow new businesses and seed new industry opportunities through the development and uptake of small technologies.
  25. 25. The STC Concept “…accelerating the next generation of technologies” •Centre for innovation, translational research and advanced manufacturing •Spin-outs and Start-ups – ease of use and critical mass •Access to existing infrastructure, technology and networks •Innovation pipeline - Pathway to commercial success •In-house expertise - Speed to market •Commercial environment with complementing companies
  26. 26. The STC Concept 1 2 3 Accelerator Turbo boost Smooth road Start-up Commercialisation Representing incubator support member interests Selection of the right Increasing the Promotion of people in the hub to likelihood of achievements & help themselves. commercial success. active advocate for the sector. Systems and shared Access to facilities in place to intermediaries, Events, speaking promote internal specialist consultants, engagements, policy connections. international contacts, advisors and media education services and representation. ‘space’ to grow within the STC community.
  27. 27. STC – The Present1. Incubating Cluster - 25 Companies in-house (30 in total) - 180 Jobs - 45 Patents within the cluster - $18M exports annually - Organic environment2. TVP Voucher Program - Cross-sector representation3. Commercialisation support4. Facilitator & Intermediary - Nationally and Globally5. International Trade Missions - China, Europe, Japan, US6. Strategic International Technology Partnerships
  28. 28. …. the next 5 years. • 50 Companies; • 250 Jobs; • 80 patents within the cluster; • $40 million in exports/annum; • 25,000m2 occupied space; and • Strategic technology linkages: • UK/EU • North America • Japan/Korea/Taiwan • GCC (Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia).
  29. 29. STC International Contracts and Partnerships
  30. 30. Content 1. STC 1. The Technology Voucher Program (TVP)
  31. 31. The Technology Voucher Program ObjectivesAn expansion of the highly successful STIUP Program.Initiative under ‘Victorias Technology Plan for the Future’The TVP aims to:•Increase adoption and integration of technology applications acrossVictoria; specifically ICT, Industrial Biotechnology and Small Technologies•Assist businesses to move more rapidly from concepts and ideas tocommercial products and services technology;•Enable businesses to access expert technology capabilities (people andfacilities) within publicly funded institutions and private sector serviceproviders; and•Build links between providers of knowledge in Victoria’s publicly fundedresearch and development organisations and the private sector. Vouchers can be exchanged for access to facilities, goods, services, advice or expertise.
  32. 32. TVP DefinitionsSmall Technology:•Small technologies (nano and micro) are transformative, enabling technologieswhich are increasingly generating substantial benefits across diverse industries.Industrial Biotechnology:•Industrial biotechnology is a set of practices that use living cells (such as bacteria,yeast, algae) or components of cells like enzymes, to generate industrial productsand processes (Biofuels, Waste water, food, beer, plant-based biodegradablematerials etc).ICT:•ICT includes aspects of digital technologies that are developed to assist individuals,businesses and organisations use information. This includes products that will store,retrieve, manipulate, transmit or receive information in a digital form.
  33. 33. The Vouchers There are three voucher types to the program: •The Technology Development Voucher:  Max $50,000 (open all year) •The Technology Implementation Voucher:  Max $250,000 (open annually) •The Technology Student Accelerator Voucher:  Max $10,000 (open annually) There are two ways to be involved
  34. 34. ApplicantA few key things•The project must involve Small technology, ICT and/or Industrial Biotechnology•There is a co-contribution cash requirement: • SME’s is 25% of voucher total • Large Companies (<200 employees ) is matching $1:$1 • Non-Victorian companies is matching $1:$1•You must use the capability and expertise of a Victorian Approved Supplier•Projects should be completed within 12 months for the Development voucher and24 months for the Implementation voucher.•Applications are completed electronically: www.business.vic.gov.au/tvp
  35. 35. SupplierA few key things•You must be a Victorian based company•There is no limit to the number of projects you can be involved with•You must be a completely separate entity to the applicant•You need to be registered as a supplier and listed in the directory•If you were a supplier under the STIUP, you are automatically transferred•Supplier applications are completed electronically: www.business.vic.gov.au/tvp To date, there are 115 registered providers (suppliers) across Victoria that represent facilities, goods, services, advice and expertise across the convergence of small technologies, ICT and/or Industrial Biotechnology.
  36. 36. Next StepsThe Application Process•Discuss you project eligibility with STC: tvp@stc-melbourne.com•Identify and confirm supplier•Apply online at www.business.vic.gov.au/tvp•The application will go to an Independent Expert Advisory Group•The average turnaround time from submission to notification is 28 days•Notification of application outcome will be by mail To date, there are 115 registered providers (suppliers) across Victoria that represent facilities, goods, services, advice and expertise across the convergence of small technologies, ICT and/or Industrial Biotechnology.
  37. 37. Contact Details Dr. Buzz Palmer buzz@stc-melbourne.com
  38. 38. MiniFAB Case Study Dr. Erol Harvey, CEO www.MiniFAB.com.au© MiniFAB 2012
  39. 39. MiniFAB (Aust) Pty Ltd Private Company • Established October 2002 Team of 65 people Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia Specialist in polymer micro-engineering Demonstrated track record around the world AIRBUS • AMCOR • BAYER • BIOMERIEUX • CADBURY • COOK •CSIRO • DSTO • DUPONT • INVETECH • NXP (PHILIPS) • TEARLAB • MASTERFOODS • MONASH Full Development and Manufacturing facilities and capabilities Our team are world class experts in: Micro-Bio Technology design and integration Over 150 Clients Over 150 Clients .. Over 800 completed contracts .. Microfluidics design; Electrode integration Over 800 completed contracts Microsystem assembly and packaging Manufacturing design Manufacturing scale-up : prototype - pilot - volume © MiniFAB 2012
  40. 40. MiniFAB’s Clients and Partners are world-leading globalplayers. Low cost IVDMiniFAB works in close partnership with clients to deliver Eye diagnosticinnovative product solutions. Malaria diagnosisMiniFAB has an extensive international network ofcollaborating research organizations and businesses Cancer detection
  41. 41. Micromachining Small size Low cost High repeatability© MiniFAB 2012
  42. 42. Manufacturing facilities ISO 13485 (2003): CAD : Class 1,000 and 10,000 cleanrooms : excimer laser : uv laser : 8” photolithography : micro milling : wire bonding : fusion bonding : die bonding : NIL nano imprint lithography : plasma etch : sputtering : gold deposition : printing : parylene coating : large formatelectroforming : injection moulding : embossing : optical microscopy : scanning electron microscopy : confocal microscopy : optical profilometry : PCR : immunoassay : fluorescence : absorbance : spectrophotometry : flow wrapping : QMS 45,000 ft2 building - 4,000 ft2 cleanroom - 4,000 ft2 GMP facilities for: manufacturing, integration, assembly, packing for prototype to volume manufacture © MiniFAB 2012
  43. 43. Precision Injection Moulding Class 10,000 Cleanroom High Speed Injection Moulding GMP / Batch History Records Full QA / QC Materials include: PC, PMMA, COC, COP, PP, PS© MiniFAB 2012
  44. 44. Lab-on-a-chip - Heart Disease Diagnostic Blood Anlaysis Fluidic channel CNT Sensor surface Reference electrode Electrical readout Nanomix SensationTMImage: MiniFAB / Nanomix © MiniFAB 2012
  45. 45. Lab-on-a-chip - BioSensor Integration Hybrid System Integration for Cancer Lab-on-a-Chip Valve Fluidic channel MEMS Sensor Signal Output Sandwich Construction PC 250µm PC 250µm PC 250µm PDMS 250µm Adhesive PC 250µm PC 250µmImage: MiniFAB PC 250µm © MiniFAB 2012
  46. 46. Application - Bionic Eye 4 year ARC funded Development Program Electrical micro-stimulation of the V1 visual cortex© MiniFAB 2012
  47. 47. Application - Tear Diagnostic Nano-fluidic biosensor Analysis of ocular disorder by sampling and analyzing 50nL of tear fluid. Example: TearLabTMImage: Starpharma Image: TearLab © MiniFAB 2012
  48. 48. Investment in Manufacturing Technology Precision PSA Application System Custom built by Leviathan Automation Increase productivity throughout chip productionImage: TearLab © MiniFAB 2012
  49. 49. Victoria Government TRIP Program Lab-on-a-Chip World Congress San Diego, Sept 2012 Trip included visits to : San Francisco, Washington, Boston, Vancouver and Toronto© MiniFAB 2012
  50. 50. Missions and Delegations Victorian Trade Mission July 2012 Trip included visits to : Southern Germany, Netherlands and Norway© MiniFAB 2012 Organised by :
  51. 51. Technology Voucher Program Wide range of interactions with Victorian Industry, University and CSIRO. product scoping, plating, machining, moulding, systems concepts, diagnostics, microneedles ...... and more© MiniFAB 2012
  52. 52. Clean Technology Investment Programs ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au •• ausindustry.gov.au hotline@ausindustry.gov.au
  53. 53. Clean Technology Investment Programs• $1 billion over 6-7 years• For businesses manufacturing in Australia• To maintain competitiveness, via projects that reduce carbon intensity• Involving capital expenditure investment ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  54. 54. What sort of projects are supported?Projects must be relevant to yourmanufacturing activities and createcarbon or energy savings.  Replacement or modification of existing facilities  Changing energy source  Replacing or modifying existing facilities to manufacture low emissions products ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au •
  55. 55. What are the eligibility criteria?• Not exempt from paying income tax• Incorporated in Australia (Must be a company or a co-operative)• Manufacturing in Australia• EITHER in the food or foundries sector OR meeting minimum energy/emission threshold• Able to fund share of project• Not listed as non-compliant with EEO for women ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au •
  56. 56. Grant support availableApplicant/Project Criteria Applicant to Grant RatioTurnover <$100M, and <= 1:1Grant >= $25,000 and <$500,000“Covered emissions” >25,000 and <= 1:1<100,000 tonnes of CO2(e)Turnover >= 100M, or <=2:1Grant >= $500,000 and <$10MGrant >= 10 million <=3:1(subject to approval by Cabinet) ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  57. 57. Weighted Merit criteriaEmphasis on reducing carbon emissions intensityPlus applicant capability, impact on applicant’scompetitivenessFor grant >$1.5m, wider benefits also assessed Reduced Reduced carbon carbon intensity intensity Grants below $1.5m Grants ≥ $1.5m ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  58. 58. Eligible expenditureExamples: Pre-project: energy audits, bench tests or pilot studies, energy modelling, identifying project, estimating energy or carbon savings the project will deliver Project: plant and equipment, commissioning, labour, contract expenditure, etc Post-project: financial audit, measuring and verifying the energy or carbon savings results ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  59. 59. More information Check the AusIndustry website www.ausindustry.gov.au Contact AusIndustry Hotline Telephone 13 28 46 or hotline@ausindustry.gov.au Contact AusIndustry’s Victorian Office Telephone 03 9268 7555 ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au •
  60. 60. Questions?
  61. 61. Short Break and Networking
  62. 62. Investing in Manufacturing Technologyand Manufacturing Productivity Networks
  63. 63. Further information• All resources, including program guidelines and application forms available at www.business.vic.gov.au• Enquiries: • Call Business Victoria on 13 22 15 • Contact local Victorian Government Business Office (VGBO)
  64. 64. Automotive New Markets Initiative
  65. 65. Merit Criteria • The project retains auto capability • Game changing product or significant new market • Applicant can deliver the project • Adds to the sustainability of the applicant and supply chain • Contributes to the broader economy • Project must be completed in 2 years
  66. 66. More Information• More information: – www.dbi.vic.gov.au – http://www.innovation.gov.au/Industry/Automotive/In –or contact your local Business Development Manager
  67. 67. Clean Technology Investment Programs ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au •• ausindustry.gov.au hotline@ausindustry.gov.au
  68. 68. What are the eligibility criteria?• Not exempt from paying income tax• Incorporated in Australia (Must be a company or a co-operative)• Manufacturing in Australia• EITHER in the food or foundries sector OR meeting minimum energy/emission threshold• Able to fund share of project• Not listed as non-compliant with EEO for women ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au •
  69. 69. Weighted Merit criteriaEmphasis on reducing carbon emissions intensityPlus applicant capability, impact on applicant’scompetitivenessFor grant >$1.5m, wider benefits also assessed Reduced Reduced carbon carbon intensity intensity Grants below $1.5m Grants ≥ $1.5m ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  70. 70. Merit criterion 1The extent of the reduction in carbon emissions intensityincluding through improvements in energy efficiency arisingfrom the project.Indicator 1: Predicted reduction in carbon emissionsintensity (%) post project implementationIndicator 2: Total predicted carbon savings (tonnes ) overthe life of the conservation measureNote: Indicator 2 measured based on “dollars per tonne”= dollars grant sought per tonne of carbon saved ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  71. 71. Carbon and Energy Savings Calculator ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  72. 72. Carbon and Energy Savings Calculator ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  73. 73. Merit criterion 2The capacity and capability of the applicant toundertake the project.  In-house or external expertise or experience in key aspects of the project  Technical, financial and project management experience of key personnel  Relevant planning, environmental and other approvals ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  74. 74. Merit criterion 3The extent to which the project maintains andimproves the competitiveness of the applicantsbusiness.  Benefits to business  Payback period  Return on Investment Calculator for $1.5 million or more ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  75. 75. Merit criterion 4 (grants ≥$1.5M)The contribution of the proposed project to acompetitive, low carbon, Australian manufacturingindustry and the benefits to the broader Australianeconomy.  Environmental benefits  Economy and employment  Australian suppliers  Regional impacts  Green skills  Key manufacturing capability  Demonstration activities ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  76. 76. “Top Tips” for applicantsInclude a clear narrative of your capabilitiesand business case in body of the application.Provide evidence of claims, commensuratewith project complexity and $ grant soughtDefine milestones clearly, including measurableoutcomes linked to planned eligible expenditureDo your homework before you apply ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au •
  77. 77. More information Check the AusIndustry website www.ausindustry.gov.au Contact AusIndustry Hotline Telephone 13 28 46 or hotline@ausindustry.gov.au Contact AusIndustry’s Victorian Office Telephone 03 9268 7555 ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au •
  78. 78. Questions ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ausindustry.gov.au • 13 28 46 • hotline@ausindustry.gov.au ••
  79. 79. Evaluation and Door Prize
  80. 80. Thank you & networking

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