Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible you must:

  • Be incorporated in Australia with an active ABN
  • Be registered for GST
  • Be able to fund a co-contribution cash amount of $5,000 (ex GST) and an in-kind contribution to the value of $5,000 to participate in the Program if selected
  • Have a project aimed at the development and commercialisation of an innovative product or technology idea intended for use in solving a problem experienced in the aged care sector, which satisfies the following criteria
    • The proposed product / technology must be innovative and be able to demonstrate a level of commercial and technical viability
    • The ARIIA x MDPP Ideas Incubator Program must be able to add value to the proposed idea
    • The proposed project must have a technical¬†research component and be able to be completed with the assistance of professional technical expertise within 250 hours (maximum)
    • The proposed project must not have already received support through the MDPP (however new innovations from previous applicants are eligible)
    • The project must have the intention to further develop the innovation to ultimately take a product to market in the aged care sector
  • Demonstrate that you own, or are licensed/authorised to have access to or beneficial use of, any existing intellectual property rights needed to carry out the project and commercialise the product or technology
  • Complete the ARIIA x MDPP Ideas Incubator Program Application Form via SmartyGrants in its entirety

An application round is now open, please apply via SmartyGrants.