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Applications now open - Manufacturing Modernisation Fund: Round 2

METS Ignited Industry Growth Centre is pleased to announce further funding opportunities under the Federal Government's Modern Manufacturing Strategy.  Applications for Round 2 of the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF) are now open. These are the first grants to be launched under the Australian Government’s $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy.

Under the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund Round 2 (MMF2) eligible SMEs will access between $100,000 to $1 million to advance innovation in new technologies, create more jobs and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of our sector.

The matched investment will support projects in national priority areas, which for the METS sector is not only in our resources technology and critical minerals processing capability, but also extends into related areas including recycling and clean energy, continuing our innovation into defence, and emerging capabilities in space.

This is a unique opportunity for Australian METS companies to capitalise on funding that supports the local commercialisation of our innovative technology sector.

Close date: 21 Jan 2021 05:00 PM AEDT.

The MMF2 guidelines and key program information and documents are now available here.

For more information or assistance with your submission send an email to