Made in Queensland

Made in Queensland Round 5 now open

Made in Queensland (MIQ) is a $101.5 million Queensland Government program helping small and medium-sized manufacturers

It helps firms increase international competitiveness, productivity and innovation via the adoption of new technologies, and to generate high-skilled jobs for the future.

The applicant guidelines for Round 5 (PDF, 689.1KB) are now available. The $20 million Round 5 of Made in Queensland opened for applications on 31 October 2022.

Queensland-based manufacturers looking to adopt the processes, practises and equipment of Industry 4.0 implementing projects that include energy efficiency, export, reshoring, supply chain improvements, sustainability and/or decarbonisation are encouraged to apply for matched funding grants of $50,000 to $2.5 million. See the applicant guidelines for full details including eligibility and evaluation criteria.

About MIQ

Since 2017, MIQ has supported 104 advanced manufacturing projects across the state. It is expected to create more than 1,700 jobs over 5 years and generate more than $140 million in private sector investment. Of the 104 projects funded through MIQ, 38% are being delivered in regional Queensland, creating more than 500 jobs over the next 5 years.

The MIQ program is part of the Queensland Advanced Manufacturing 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan to support our manufacturers. On 21 June 2022, the Government announced that Made in Queensland is receiving $40 million for two more rounds, over the next two years, to continue helping small and medium manufacturers to increase international competitiveness through adopting new technologies.

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Source: QLD Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water

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