Frequently asked questions
No, ROI submissions closed at 5:00 pm AEDT on 28 February 2023.
Yes, you can apply for funding when the applications open. Participating in the ROI was not a prerequisite for applying for funding.
Yes, interstate and international organisations were able to participate in the ROI. However, projects submitted in the ROI submissions must be located in NSW.
Once the funding initiatives are open for applications, the lead applicant must meet certain eligibility criteria including, but not limited to:
- have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
- be registered for GST
- have at least $20 million in public liability insurance.
We are expecting to launch the initiatives later in 2023.
To be eligible for funding, your project must be in NSW. When the funds are launched , we will provide details on:
- eligibility criteria
- scope details
- grant sizes
- application assessment.
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Initially, we will be prioritising funding investment-ready and commercially viable projects. It is unlikely we will fund research and development or pilot stage projects.
If you are in the research and development or pilot stages, you may be eligible for some of our other funding programs. To find out more, visit our programs, grants and schemes page.
At this stage, we are not prioritising projects in certain areas over others. Funding is available to all eligible projects in NSW. Each project funding opportunity will be carefully considered by our review panel.
However, geographic proximity to other NSW initiatives might be of strategic significance and add merit to the assessment of your funding application. Our other initiatives include the special activation precincts, renewable energy zones, clean manufacturing precincts and innovation hubs.
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Thank you for submitting your interest.