Consortium Stream

Consortium

What is the Consortium Stream?

The Consortium is a new stream of the South Australia Export Accelerator Program, which provides funding to consortiums of at least 3 small to medium enterprises to help them undertake collaborative export activities.

The SA Export Accelerator Program (SAEA) is a competitive grant program that supports South Australian small to medium-sized enterprises to expand into international markets.

 

Funding

Funding of up to $200,000 (minimum of $50,000) for consortiums of at least three SMEs to undertake collaborative export activities, on a matched funding dollar for dollar basis. 

 

Eligible Projects

Consortium funding can be use for:

  • Export Plans, Market Research, Market Entry Strategy
  • Market Access
  • Marketing, Branding and Promotion
  • Freight and Logistics Optimisation
  • Export Training, Mentoring and Coaching
  • Outbound Business Support

Joint activities include, but are not limited to:

  • retail/distribution channel campaigns
  • eCommerce marketing
  • branding
  • freight optimisation and consolidation

 

Eligible Applicants

To be eligible, consortium members must:

  • be a registered SA business with an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • have a minimum annual turnover of $75,000
  • have less than 200 full time equivalent employees
  • have generated sales revenue for a minimum of 24 months in SA
  • have a tradeable, export-ready good or service that is made in SA.

Different eligibility criteria apply to the consortium lead.

 

Timing

Applications open on an ongoing basis. 

 

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