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Department of State Growth

Space Technology Seed Fund

The Tasmanian Space Technology Seed Fund aims to grow Tasmania’s space sector, drive innovation, strengthen industry collaboration, increase investment, and create new skilled jobs for Tasmanians.

The Tasmanian Space Technology Seed Fund is providing grants of between $25 000 to $100 000 to eligible businesses to support research and development projects that seek to extend, adapt or develop new products or services for the space economy.

The Tasmanian Space Technology Seed Fund will allocate up to 50% of the eligible costs for projects of up to 18 months in duration.

If you have queries email the team at space@stategrowth.tas.gov.au.

Opens: 9am, 31 March 2022
Closes: 2pm, 31 May 2022

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    Applicants who can apply must:

    • be a company currently registered with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission
    • be a company with a registered office and principal place of business address in Tasmania
    • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
    • be registered for the Goods and Services Tax (GST)
    • not be a consultant or intermediary
    • joint applications are acceptable, provided you have a lead applicant who is the main driver of the project and is eligible to apply.
  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    The Department of State Growth uses an online grants management system called SmartyGrants. This system is easy to use and accessible via mobile phones, tablets, laptops and personal computers.

    You must register on Smarty Grants before you can make an online submission.

    Please ensure that you read the program guidelines before you submit your application.

    A successful application:

    • is submitted before the closing date and time
    • meets all aspects of the eligibility criteria
    • demonstrates a good understanding of the purpose of the grant program
    • shows that the activity or project to be undertaken with the grant funding aligns to the purpose of the grant program
    • has clear well-structured answers to all the assessment criteria questions
    • contains, where requested, quality documented evidence to support your claims against the eligibility and/or assessment criteria.

    Apply now online

    If you would like to discuss any aspect the program, please contact space@stategrowth.tas.gov.au.

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    Applicants who can apply must:

    • be a company currently registered with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission
    • be a company with a registered office and principal place of business address in Tasmania
    • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
    • be registered for the Goods and Services Tax (GST)
    • not be a consultant or intermediary
    • joint applications are acceptable, provided you have a lead applicant who is the main driver of the project and is eligible to apply.
  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    The Department of State Growth uses an online grants management system called SmartyGrants. This system is easy to use and accessible via mobile phones, tablets, laptops and personal computers.

    You must register on Smarty Grants before you can make an online submission.

    Please ensure that you read the program guidelines before you submit your application.

    A successful application:

    • is submitted before the closing date and time
    • meets all aspects of the eligibility criteria
    • demonstrates a good understanding of the purpose of the grant program
    • shows that the activity or project to be undertaken with the grant funding aligns to the purpose of the grant program
    • has clear well-structured answers to all the assessment criteria questions
    • contains, where requested, quality documented evidence to support your claims against the eligibility and/or assessment criteria.

    Apply now online

    If you would like to discuss any aspect the program, please contact space@stategrowth.tas.gov.au.

    Eligibility

    Eligibility

    Applicants who can apply must:

    • be a company currently registered with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission
    • be a company with a registered office and principal place of business address in Tasmania
    • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
    • be registered for the Goods and Services Tax (GST)
    • not be a consultant or intermediary
    • joint applications are acceptable, provided you have a lead applicant who is the main driver of the project and is eligible to apply.

    How do I apply?

    How do I apply?

    The Department of State Growth uses an online grants management system called SmartyGrants. This system is easy to use and accessible via mobile phones, tablets, laptops and personal computers.

    You must register on Smarty Grants before you can make an online submission.

    Please ensure that you read the program guidelines before you submit your application.

    A successful application:

    • is submitted before the closing date and time
    • meets all aspects of the eligibility criteria
    • demonstrates a good understanding of the purpose of the grant program
    • shows that the activity or project to be undertaken with the grant funding aligns to the purpose of the grant program
    • has clear well-structured answers to all the assessment criteria questions
    • contains, where requested, quality documented evidence to support your claims against the eligibility and/or assessment criteria.

    Apply now online

    If you would like to discuss any aspect the program, please contact space@stategrowth.tas.gov.au.