Industry Growth Centres Initiative

Support for priority industry sectors

Are you an ambitious Australian business owner in one of our 6 priority industry sectors?

An Industry Growth Centre may be able to help you achieve your goals.

There are 6 growth centres for the 6 sectors of competitive strength and strategic priority:

  • advanced manufacturing
  • cyber security
  • food and agribusiness
  • medical technologies and pharmaceuticals
  • mining equipment, technology and services
  • oil, gas and energy resources

Each Industry Growth Centre is an industry-led, not-for-profit organisation, providing a strategic vision for its sector. The vision is outlined in its Sector Competitiveness Plan, Industry Knowledge Priorities and linkages to other programs and funding.

What you get?

Support for your business or research collaboration.

Who is this for?

Australian Business owners and researchers within 6 priority sectors.


The Australian Government’s Industry Growth Centres Initiative is a strategic, sector-based approach to growing our industry and creating jobs.

The initiative aims to:

  • increase collaboration and commercialisation
  • improve international opportunities and market access
  • enhance management and workforce skills
  • identify opportunities for regulatory reform

How Industry Growth Centres can help you

The support available for your business from an Industry Growth Centre may include:

  • workshops, training and advice
  • collaboration and networking opportunities
  • connecting your business with researchers and developers
  • participation at international tradeshows
  • project funding

Find available support

Check the relevant Industry Growth Centre website to find out how they can help your business.

For assistance or advice around accessing any of the above grants or funding opportunities please contact us Salisbury Accountants 02 6041 3014.