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Department of State Growth

Advanced Manufacturing Tender Incentive Program

There are billions of dollars’ worth of defence contracts up for grabs and Tasmania has many highly capable, niche advanced manufacturing businesses.  This Program is designed to encourage Tasmanian advanced manufacturers to think big and give them the best chance to secure lucrative tenders in these highly specialised fields.

Key features

  • Funding is available to Tasmanian-based advanced manufacturing enterprises to engage professional bid and tender writing services to prepare defence and other specialist tenders.
  • Grants will be provided on a co-contribution basis.
  • Maximum grant available is $40 000.
  • Applications open Monday 2 August 2021.
  • Applications will be assessed in the order that they are received and the round will remain open until allocated funding is exhausted.

Program summary

View the Advanced Manufacturing Tender Incentive Program summary

Program guidelines

View the Advanced Manufacturing Tender Incentive Program Guidelines.

More information

For more information on the Program, or for information on the application process, please contact Business Tasmania on ph.1800 440 026, or through the Business Tasmania website at