What are TechVouchers
Through TechVouchers, you can be connected with an expert in a relevant field of research and embark on a joint research project. The program also enables access to high tech instruments and facilities that would otherwise be difficult to access. It requires the eligible SME to match the grant funding dollar for dollar with cash. Total funding can be spent on contract research with any school from any faculty at UNSW.
An autonomous 3D mapping drone that slashes surveying times from weeks to hours has the potential to save lives and cut costs in many industries, as well as assist in disaster-recovery efforts. TechVouchers provided $15,000 to the business-research team for prototyping and development.CASE STUDY
What is the MVP Grant?
The MVP Grant is the next best alternative to TechVouchers - well suited to startups that haven't been incorporate and trading for longer than 12 months. As part of the TechConnect incubator program, you can work with world-class researchers and facilities on campus to develop a new technology which may be eligible for this funding. This is matched funding grant that requires the business to match the requested amount in cash.
Grants are available across all industry sectors, as long as the startup:
The startup must be either: