Advanced Food Manufacturing (AFM) Grants program

Category: Food, Beverages and Wine, Manufacturing, Regional, Small Business.
Program Status: Closed. Expressions of Interest for Round 3 will open at the beginning of the new financial year.
Government: State Government.
Provisioning: Funding can be provided from $25,000 to a maximum of $100,000 with leveraged funding at a minimum ratio of $1 for each $2 grant for Food Manufacturing businesses with an annual turnover of up to $5 million. Funding can be provided from $50,000 to a maximum of $100,000 with leveraged funding at a minimum ratio of $1 for each $1 grant for Food Manufacturing businesses with an annual turnover of up to $20 million.
Agency: PIRSA, Agriculture Food and Wine Division.
More information: view website.

Project Eligibility

Projects will be awarded on a competitive basis. The eligible organisations include: Food (and beverage (not wine) manufacturers based in, or with significant operations in SA; Nominated SA food manufacturer as lead and on behalf of a group of food manufacturing companies; Public or private Research and Technology provider with well-developed applied research and technology (market ready) seeking to partner with a SA-based food manufacturer.

Project Details

The Advanced Food Manufacturing (AFM) Grants program is supported by PIRSA and funded by the Government of South Australia. The AFM grants will support partnerships between food manufacturers, researchers and technical experts to strengthen the food industry’s innovation capabilities and improve productivity, profitability and export competitiveness.