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MTPConnect Manufacturing Voucher Program launched 

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A program providing a total of $400,000 in vouchers to WA-based medical products SMEs is now accepting applications.

The MTPConnect Manufacturing Voucher Program was launched on Thursday, and provides between $50,000 and $100,000 in matched funding to successful applicants.

MTPConnect CEO Dr Dan Grant said the funding would assist “projects across the pre-production, production and post-production phases of the manufacturing cycle and all of the project’s activities need to be undertaken in WA.”

“If your project can establish a capability to manufacture medical products that doesn’t currently exist in WA, you are encouraged to apply.”

Projects can run for a maximum of nine months, and must be completed by May 30, 2022. 

Potential projects include (but are not limited to)

  • small proof-of-concept runs for early-stage companies/start-ups; 
  • implementing or upgrading a relevant quality management system (e.g. ISO 13485); 
  • digitalisation of manufacturing industry technologies and processes relevant to the production of medical products; and
  • support for upscaling activities.

Applications are open until midday (AWST) Thursday June 11. Application information can be found here.

Picture: MTPConnect

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