[LINK] Driving Business Innovation Program

Stephen Loosley stephen at melbpc.org.au
Wed Feb 19 18:05:49 AEDT 2014

Driving Business Innovation


Driving Business Innovation is a new $16 million Victorian Government program that supports Victorian businesses to develop new products and services for government customers.

The program will match dynamic Victorian small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with Victorian Government agencies to develop technology solutions for public sector service delivery challenges.

This is a new program that builds on the Victorian Government’s $28 million Market Validation Program, which has supported 32 innovative projects partnering businesses and government agencies, over four years.

The program offers participating Victorian SMEs the opportunity to develop and test a new marketable product or service. Participating Victorian Government agencies will be able to utilise the new technology to improve their service delivery. 

1 The Call for Proposal - SME application stage is now open.View the How to apply section for program guidelines and online application form.

2 Technology ChallengesEligible Victorian government agencies have identified particular Technology Challenges to the delivery of their products or services.

3 How to applyIncludes a link to the Call for Proposal- SME application form and guidelines

4 Who can participateThe Call for Proposal stage is open to all eligible Victorian SMEs.

5 Assessment and selectionAll projects will be assessed against published selection criteria at each stage

6 Program stagesThere are Four Stages: Technology Challenge, Feasibility Study, Proof of Concept and Market ready

7 Frequently Asked QuestionsBrowse for responses to key questions about Driving Business Innovation

8 Market Validation ProgramThe Market Validation Program (MVP) is a $28 million program that has supported 32 Feasibility Studies and 15 Proof of Concept projects over four years

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