BioSA Industry Development (BID) Program

Category: Environmental, Manufacturing, Medical and Assistive Devices.
Program Status: Check website for further details.
Government: State Government.
Provisioning: There is no stipulated maximum size of a BID grant. However, as there is a limited pool of funding available, BID grants are usually restricted to no more than $250,000 + GST.
Agency: BioSA.
More information: view website.

Project Eligibility

The following requirements must be met for an applicant to be eligible for assistance:The applicant must be a South Australian bioscience organisation or individual(s)/organisation(s) in the process of forming a South Australian bioscience organisation. In the case of the latter, a condition of BioSA considering the Application will be that the applicant incorporates a new South Australian organisation which, if a grant is to be awarded, will then be the grantee. BioSA has the ultimate discretion to determine whether an organisation is a South Australian bioscience organisation.The requested funding must be for activities that will exploit an advantage that the applicant has (or will have) in order to achieve important commercial outcomes for the organisation;The applicant can demonstrate access to the existing and potential IP that will be necessary for the project. The applicant must demonstrate that they are otherwise unable to fund the activities without the BID grant.
The requirements to address each of these criteria are explained in Section 4, which covers the Application Process in more detail.

Project Details

BioSA Industry Development (“BID”) program to assist South Australian bioscience and technology organisations to develop their business. BID repayable grants can be used for a range of activities as described in the BID guidelines publication.