Status

Now open

Facts

  • Helping space sector firms, start-ups and entrepreneurs to develop new ideas and attract investment
  • Provides training scholarships, incubation services and an accelerator program
  • Building South Australia’s space ecosystem.

Support available

Space skills training scholarships
Helping young entrepreneurs and engineers to take their innovative concept to the next level. Up to five space skills training scholarships will be offered, with a maximum $20,000 for each scholarship per annum.

Space Incubator Program
Year-round support for entrepreneurs including business mentoring, technical advice, market research, networking and business plan preparation to convert ideas into early stage businesses.

Space Accelerator Program

A structured intensive start-up acceleration program for early stage space-tech companies to rapidly develop their technology, build channels to market and pitch for investment by tapping into a global network of mentors, investors, and corporate partners, giving them access to some of the most advanced technologies and research.

How to apply

Visit the South Australian Space Industry Centre

About the Space Innovation Fund

The South Australian Government’s $4 million Space Innovation Fund supports space start-ups and early stage businesses to grow jobs, develop new technology and turn ideas into high growth commercial ventures.

Supported by the South Australian Space Industry Centre, the fund will create a thriving space ecosystem in South Australia and foster innovation to attract global investment and tap into
the $420 billion industry.