A NSW Government website

Commercialisation grant

Overview of the grant

This $40 million grant initiative accelerates the commercialisation and scaling up of proven clean technology innovations for trade in Australian and international markets.  

These grants will support clean technologies with high potential to commercialise and significantly reduce emissions in high-emitting and hard-to-abate sectors in NSW.  

More details on this grant opportunity can be found in the grant guidelines.  

What funding is available? 

We are offering grants between $250,000 - $5 million to support clean technology commercialisation projects. Further details related to funding and co-contributions can be found in the guidelines

Who is eligible? 

These grants are open to organisations seeking to commercialise a clean technology innovation.  

The types of activities eligible for the grants include, but are not limited to: 

  • full-scale pilots and demonstration projects in operational environments 
  • scaling production or marketing to support customer sales 
  • engaging professionals to provide commercialisation guidance  
  • engaging an experienced executive to fill a key gap in the management teams of a clean technology start-up.   

Further details on eligible applicants, and the types of initiatives eligible for funding through this grant, can be found in the guidelines. You can also learn more by reading the frequently asked questions.

Information session

We recently held an online information session about this grant and Net Zero Industry and Innovation. You can: 

The application process

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for clean technology commercialisation grants closed on 3 June 2022.

The EOI is the first in a two-stage application process. Successful EOI applicants have progressed to the full application stage. We expect to award funding in the first half of 2023.

Further rounds may be considered in 2023.

The application and assessment process for this stream will be competitive. Submissions will be assessed against the eligibility and merit criteria outlined in the guidelines.  

Contact us  

If you have any questions about this grant or your project contact the Clean Technology Innovation team at [email protected]

Stay updated  

If you wish to receive updates on this grant or other Net Zero Industry and Innovation opportunities please provide your details. 

Are you interested in:



The information you provide in this form will only be used for the purpose for which it was collected. By submitting, you consent to storage, use, and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with our privacy statement.