Funding for incubators to assist start-ups to succeed in international markets


Incubator Support – Provides new and existing incubators with funding to help start-ups develop the capabilities to succeed in international markets.

You can submit an application for Incubator Support at any time.

What do you get?

From $13,000 to $250,000 of funding for up to 2 years. Funding covers eligible project value of up to 65% in regional areas or up to 50% in major cities.

Who is this for?

Australian incubators supporting start-ups, including those with first-generation migrant and refugee founders, to help them achieve commercial success in international markets.

Incubator Support – New and Existing Incubators gives incubators the help they need to assist start-ups, through:

  • delivering high quality services to start-ups to improve their chances of commercial success in international markets

  • partnering with first-generation migrant and refugee support organisations to assist migrant and refugee founders to establish their business both nationally and internationally

  • assisting start-ups with a regional focus to expand and scale their business

Successfull applicants will also get assistance to access public data through the DataStart program and will promote start-ups through case studies on the portal. 

Incubator Support Initiative is one of 4 elements that form the Entrepreneurs’ Programme.