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Medical research grant revamp could hurt start-ups, industry body warns

4:55PM | Thursday, 11 April 2013 | Michelle Hammond

The federal government’s changes to medical research grants could have an adverse affect on start-ups, according to the president of the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes.

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At what point can I claim a tax credit for research?

4:32PM | Monday, 8 April 2013 | Robert Krigsman

There are a number of criteria the government needs you to meet before you can claim an R&D tax credit. Here are some of the main ones you’ll need to look at.

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NSW start-ups get $6.7 million innovation boost

4:16PM | Friday, 5 April 2013 | Oliver Milman

The NSW government has labelled the state as “Australia’s innovation powerhouse” after unveiling Innovate NSW, a $6.7 million scheme aimed at backing cutting edge start-ups.

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ANZ Innovyz START rolls out fresh start-up funding program

4:57PM | Thursday, 4 April 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Applications are open for the third round of the 13-week ANZ Innovyz START accelerator program, which kicks off in August, as start-ups that previously went through the incubator prepare to pitch to investors.

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Three VC firms to oversee government’s $200 million start-up fund

3:13PM | Wednesday, 27 March 2013 | Oliver Milman

The federal government has picked three venture capital funds to co-invest at least $200 million into high-growth Australian start-ups via its Innovation Investment Fund.

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Bowen forks out $200k for regional Business Enterprise Centres

3:39PM | Thursday, 14 March 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Three Business Enterprise Centres in regional areas have each received $200,000 government grants to provide coaching and mentoring to small businesses, but it’s unknown whether other BECs will receive similar support.

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Young entrepreneurs offered $5,000 grant to apply for global summit

2:50PM | Wednesday, 13 February 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Young entrepreneurs who apply for a spot at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (YEA) Summit will go in the running for a $5,000 business grant, awarded by an expert panel.

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Controlabill pockets $609,000 from Commercialisation Australia

12:00AM | Thursday, 13 December 2012 | Michelle Hammond

A start-up founded by former bank executives is among the latest round of companies to receive grants from Commercialisation Australia, pocketing $609,000 for its bill payments system.

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$50,000 grants on offer as Textile, Clothing & Footwear program reopens

12:56PM | Tuesday, 11 December 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Government body AusIndustry has opened its latest round of applications for the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Small Business Program, which offers grants of up to $50,000.

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Australian start-up StethoCloud snags $75,000 grant from Microsoft

12:00AM | Thursday, 6 December 2012 | Michelle Hammond

An Australian start-up that developed a solution to diagnose childhood pneumonia has won a $75,000 grant after being named the runner-up of the Microsoft Imagine Cup Grants program.

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Going local for your start-up funding

10:45PM | Monday, 29 October 2012 | Alexandra Cain

A small but growing number of local councils now offer grants to early stage ventures. Here are some key tips to help your business secure local government funding. BY ALEXANDRA CAIN.

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Victorian council offers $10,000 start-up grants – but what are other councils doing?

10:26PM | Monday, 1 October 2012 | Michelle Hammond

A city council in Victoria is offering start-ups grants of up to $10,000 in a bid to boost the region’s business sector, as councils across the country ramp up their support for start-ups.

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10 top government grants for start-ups

8:25PM | Tuesday, 21 August 2012 | Oliver Milman

Ever wondered what grants are available for your start-up, or where to apply? Here are the details of 10 top government grants you might be eligible for. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

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