New Industries Fund: grants

Targeted funding initiatives to support startups and small businesses on innovative projects within WA.
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The $25.8 million New Industries Fund is aimed to support collaboration and relationships between innovators in Western Australia. The following grants are available to startups, small businesses and venture funds established in WA:

Grant Name


Who can apply?



Commercialisation Bridge GrantOpenWA-based startups and small businessesAssist WA innovators bridge the gap between commercialised innovation and a scalable business.Between $50, 000 and $200,000
Innovation Booster GrantOpenWA-based startups and small businessesCommercialisation of early-stage innovative projects.Up to $40,000
WA Venture Support (WAVES) programClosedFor new venture capital funds to set up in WA.Grow venture capital funds in WA.Up to $100,000 a year x 3 years
X-TENDOpenWA based organisationsDelivery of programs for investors, corporates and regionsUp to $150,000