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Programs (grants and awards)

Find out about the programs (grants and awards) currently available through the WA Department of Commerce's Industry and Innovation Division.

Western Australian Innovation Development Schemes

Programs and activities under the WA Innovation Development Schemes have been designed to encourage the development of strategic areas of importance to WA and enhance the State’s competitive advantage. To find out more, select from the following programs:

Awards Program – Innovator of the Year Awards

Program status: Closed

The Western Australian Innovator of the Year Awards is a valuable initiative which provides support to innovators and entrepreneurs across our State. The 'Business Competition' is now open. Go to Innovator of the Year Awards

Evaluation tool

The Department of Commerce uses its science and innovation investment evaluation tool to assist with evaluating applications for funding under the WA Innovation Development Schemes. The department also uses the tool to evaluate the impact of new investments during and at the end of their funding period. Go to Evaluation tool

Other awards

The Western Australian Industry and Export Awards are the State's most prestigious business awards. They acknowledge the innovation, hard work and success of businesses, large and small, in reaching new markets. Go to WA Industry and Export Awards

Other Government programs

Programs are run by other State Government Departments and the Federal Government which encourage, promote, facilitate and assist the development of innovation, technology, science and industry in WA. This page contains links to these programs. Go to Other Government programs