$1.3 BILLION MANUFACTURING INITIATIVE BLASTS OFF

The Morrison Government’s game-changing investment to super-charge manufacturing and grow jobs is now open to businesses, with applications sought under the $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI).

Businesses with projects in the space sector are the first to be able to apply for grants to help them commercialise ideas or processes, or integrate into global supply chains….

To guide the types of projects that the Government will back in space manufacturing under the MMI, an industry-led road map has also today been released.

“This road map sets out our vision for manufacturing investment in the sector, which will complement the excellent work already being done by the Australian Space Agency to grow the economy and create jobs,” Minister Andrews said.

“From products launched into space like nano and small satellites, through to space components like sensors and communication arrays – Australia has a number of unique opportunities across space manufacturing.”

Read more at:  https://www.karenandrewsmp.com.au/portfolio/1-3-billion-manufacturing-initiative-blasts-off/

For more information about the strategy, also see https://www.industry.gov.au/data-and-publications/make-it-happen-the-australian-governments-modern-manufacturing-strategy

A pdf of the Strategy is available for download here.

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