About the Entrepreneurs Programme
The Entrepreneurs Programme is an AusIndustry initiative. When you join the Entrepreneurs’ Programme, you get advice from someone who’s walked in your shoes and understands what it takes to build and run a successful business. The Programme provides service to business operating in key growth sectors, pending eligibility criteria. In addition, any business affected by 2019 / 20 bushfires can access the Strengthening Business initiative if located within any fire affected Local Government Areas.
The Entrepreneurs’ Programme provides access to network of experienced facilitators. Your dedicated facilitator will work with you to help you achieve your business vision. They’ll provide access to extensive networks, information, resources, strategies, and specialists unique to your business needs. They’ll help you develop a roadmap to success. They will also provide guidance on relevant funding and other assistance you may be eligible for. Eligible business can access a $20,000 Growth Grant to implement actions within the roadmap.
To discuss your business eligibility, contact: –
Mr. John Mills, Growth Facilitator M 0410 687 735| E firstname.lastname@example.org
Innovation Connections helps businesses understand their research needs, find the right expertise in the research sector and fund collaborative research projects. Innovation Connections facilitators work with businesses to identify research needs in areas such as developing and testing new products, improving existing products improving manufacturing processes, etc. Facilitators then find the best scientists, engineers or technologies from across Australia’s research sector, recommend how best to proceed and help access funding.
For further information please contact Mr Bruce Thomson, Innovation Connections Facilitator.
M 0409 513 906 E Bruce.Thomson@ep.industry.gov.au
Strengthening Business provides access to a network of experienced business facilitators who will help bushfire affected businesses in New South Wales recover and re-establish themselves to be stronger and more resilient businesses in the future.
Accelerating Commercialisation provides small and medium businesses, entrepreneurs and researchers with access to expert advice and funding to help get a novel product, process or service to market.
Contact Mr Peter Masterson, AusIndustry Regional Manager – Illawarra and South Coast.
T (02) 4258 3670 | M 0451 632 141 E Peter.Masterson@industry.gov.au