METS Ignited Industry Growth Centre is pleased to announce applications are now open for Round 2 of the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund.  These are the first grants to be launched under the Australian Government's $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy.  METS companies have until 21 January 2021 to apply for matched funding between $100,000 to $1 million to advance innovation in new technologies, create more jobs and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of our sector.

Eligible SMEs will need to demonstrate project alignment with one or more of the national priority areas, including resources technology and critical minerals processing, recycling and clean energy, defence and or even space.  Equally important, this funding is to support job creation within the METS sector, successful applicants will be able to identify the level of Australian job creation anticipated.

To assist your application, download the MMF2 guidelines and register now for an AusIndustry information session 11-12pm AEST Wednesday 16 December.