Explore the Manufacturing Academy Marketplace for information and resources about growing your business and business capability. 

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Australian Space Agency

The Australian Space Agency is helping transform and grow a globally respected Australian space industry.

You will learn why the Space Agency is important, common misconceptions about the space sector and how you can benefit from being involved. 

Presenter: Anthony Murfett

Services: Export, Growth, International, Space
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AustCyber

AustCyber is supporting the development of a vibrant and globally competitive Cyber Security sector and helping establish Australia as a recognised leader in a the rapidly expanding global marketplace.

You will learn about developments in Cyber Security, as well as the challenges and opportunities for businesses in Australia.

Presenter: Michelle Price

Services: Cyber Security, Export, Growth, International
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Why Cyber Security is a priority for manufacturers?
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Australian Cyber Security and Australian Advanced Manufacturing
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Austrade

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission – Austrade – contributes to Australia's economic prosperity by helping Australian businesses expand into international markets.

You will learn how Austrade can help you, the services available and how easy it is to be export ready.

Presenter: Stephanie Fahey

Services: Trade, Export, Growth, International
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Australian export success stories
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Additive Manufacturing

The Centre for Additive Manufacturing at RMIT increases the competitiveness of global supply chains for industry partners through innovation in additive manufacturing technologies and materials science.

You will learn more about Additive Manufacturing and the challenges and opportunities it presents.

Presenter: Alex Kingsbury

Services: Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing, Export, Growth, International
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The importance of design
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How expensive is Additive Manufacturing?
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Entrepreneurs' Programme

The Entrepreneurs' Programme is the Australian Government’s flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity.

You will learn more about the opportunities and funding available and how your business could benefit from being involved.

Presenter: Fred Eske AM

Services: Export, Growth, International
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IMCRC

IMCRC is a Cooperative Research Centre helping Australian companies increase their global relevance through research-led innovation in manufacturing products, processes and services.

You will learn how the IMCRC can help you overcome growth and export challenges and the opportunities available to your business. 

Presenter: David Chuter

Services: Innovation, Export, Growth, International
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EverEdge

EverEdge is a global intangible assets specialist assisting businesses and investors identify, evaluate, manage and monetise intangible assets.

You will learn what intangible assets are and why they are important to your business.

Presenter: Michael Masterson

Services: Export, Growth, International
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What should manufacturers consider when creating a new product?
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Why is collaboration important when developing new products?
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Export Finance Australia

Export Finance Australia is the government’s export credit agency, providing financial expertise and solutions to drive sustainable growth. 

You will discover how Export Finance Australia uses loans, guarantees, bonds and insurance options to enable SMEs, corporates and governments take on export-related opportunities. Export Finance Australia also supports infrastructure development in the Pacific region and beyond. 

Presenter: Swati Dave

Services: Export, Trade, Growth, International, Finance
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National

AMTIL
AMTIL represents the interests of manufacturing technology suppliers and users within the precision engineering and advanced manufacturing sector

AI Group
Ai Group is an employers' organisation that covers a wide range of industries. It is one of the largest industry organisations in Australia.

AIDN
The Australian Industry & Defence Network Incorporated (AIDN) is the peak industry association for SMEs wishing to do business in the defence and security sectors

www.business.gov.au
Connecting you to information, grants, registrations and support to help your business succeed in Australia

CSIRO
Australia's national science research agency

Export Finance Australia
Australia’s export credit agency

Entrepreneurs' Program
Government’s flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity

CDIC
Centre for Defence Industry Capability – Grants and more

Austrade
Export Market Development Grants

Grants Guru
Business Grants, Government Grants, Community Grants and more

ICN
Industry Capability Network

IMCRC
Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre

Regional Development Australia

States

Queensland 

Queensland Government

iLab
University of Queensland Accelerator 

Bluebox
Queensland University of Technology Accelerator

ARC
Hardware accelerator 

Fire Station 101
Ipswich Innovation Hub

Spark Bureau 
Sunshine Coast incubator




New South Wales 

HunterNet
HunterNet is a network of 200+ manufacturing, engineering and specialist services companies located in the Hunter and Central Coast Regions of NSW

Southern Strength
The Southern Sydney Agile Manufacturing Network is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the capabilities of the Sydney Manufacturing Sector

i3 Net
i3net is an industry group in the Illawarra region that represents manufacturers, engineering service providers and industrial suppliers.

Western Sydney Launchpad
Business and innovation support program

Industry Mid north Coast

UNE Smart Incubator

Bega Innovation Hub

RENWELD




Victoria 

Geelong Manufacturing Council
The Geelong Manufacturing Council is focussed on building industrial synergies, developing skills, encouraging operational excellence, growing advanced technology and positioning, networking and lobbying.

SEMMA
SEMMA is an industry group representing +200 manufacturers based in South East Melbourne

North Link

Victorian Department of Business and Innovation




South Australia 

Moonshine Laboratory
Tech startup incubator

Techstars 
Accelerator

Government of South Australia




Western Australia 

Commercial Development Grants Programme

Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA

Government of Western Australia - Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF)

Government of Western Australia – New Industries Fund




Tasmania 

Advanced Manufacturing Market Expansion Program

Enterprize (Hobart & Launceston)
Support for Tasmanian startups community

In-tellinc
Science and Technology Incubator




ACT 

CBR Innovation Network 
Accelerator, incubator and collaborative innovation labs

Canberra Business Chamber




Northern Territory 

Smarter Business Solutions

Darwin Innovation Hub
Innovation ecosystem