Cleantech Partnering Program

Up to $100,000 on a matched funding basis for commercialisation activities to take new cleantech products to market.


The Cleantech Partnering Program is a $2.15 million grant program to be delivered over three years from 2010-11. It helps small and medium enterprises take new cleantech products, processes and services from conception and early stage development through to market.

The following Cleantech Partnering Program grants are available:

  • CleverGreen Innovation Grant – up to $50,000 for proof-of-concept and commercial viability testing.
  • CleverGreen Commercialisation Grant – up to $100,000 on a matched funding basis for commercialisation activities.

Cleantech Partnering Program applicants will be linked to one of the following program partners with expertise in the field: Adelaide Research & Innovation, Flinders Partners, ITEK, Cleantech Ventures, Trans Tasman Commercialisation Fund.



  • 16 January 2012 – Round 6 Applications open
  • 15 April 2012 – Round 6 Applications close
  • May 2012 – Round 6 Assessments
  • June 2012 – Round 6 Announcements

Relevant documents

  • CleverGreen Innovation Grant Guidelines (105 KB)
  • CIG Expression of Interest (133 KB)
  • CleverGreen Commercialisation Grant Guidelines (130 KB)

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