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ICT Spring - 2022

Moon to Mars: opportunities for Australian businesses

The Australian Space Agency is partnering with NASA on its inspiring plan to go back to the Moon and on to Mars. As part of this, the Australian Government is investing $150 million to fuel the growth of Australian businesses so they can succeed in national and international space supply chains, and support NASA’s ambitious campaign.

The Supply Chain capability improvement grants are now open. Grants of between $250,000 and $1 million are available under the five year program. The grants also encourage the application of space capabilities across other high growth industries, such as resources and cyber security.

Credits: Australian Space Agency

Accelerating the growth of Australia’s space industry

Funded by a $150 million investment over 5 years, the initiative:

  • showcases Australia’s best ideas and technologies for the support of space missions to the Moon and Mars
  • enables Australian businesses to thrive in international space supply chains
  • creates jobs and supports industry transformation across Australia

Learn more about the Australian Space Agency’s Moon to Mars initiative, and visit Business Grants Hub for more information about applying for a Supply Chain capability improvement grant.

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