The Entrepreneurs’ Programme is the Australian Government’s flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity.
The Entrepreneurs’ Programme offers support to businesses through four key elements:
A free assessment conducted at the customers business’ premises for up to 6 days over a 2 month period, resulting in a detailed report and recommendations for the business to make improvements. Must be in one of the five growth* sectors and have a turnover of at least $1.5M to $100M in one of the last two financial years.
Business Growth Grants – small, co funded grants of up to $20,000 to engage external expertise to assist businesses with implementing improvements recommended by their Business Evaluation. Must be in one of the five growth sectors* and have a turnover of at least $1.5M to $100M in one of the last two financial years.
– between $1.5M and $100M or
– between $750K & $100M for applicants from remote Australia or Northern Australia.
* Advanced Manufacturing; Food and Agribusiness; Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals; Mining Equipment, Technology and Services; and Oil, Gas and Energy Resources.