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Apply for the COVID-19 TechVouchers Program


If you are a startup seeking grant, you can apply for the COVID-19 TechVoucher program 2022. It will support funding for technology-rich startups, scaleups, or small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to collaborate with Publicly Funded Research Organisations (PFROs) to accelerate the commercialization of innovative R&D products and services that address the many health and economic disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hurry and apply for this startup grant before the deadline arrives!

Sponsoring Agency: TechVouchers 

Type of Fund: Grant

Deadline: February 10, 2022


Examples of activities funded by TechVouchers include:

  • access to research facilities and equipment such as electron microscopes, medical imaging, and other PRFO delivery partner facilities
  • product or process design, such as engineering or technical design expertise to determine prototype structure, function, or materials
  • validating or demonstrating technical capabilities of a product, process, or technology including clinical trials and in-market validation
  • funding toxicology studies on materials that could be incorporated into a new product
  • testing and certification for supply of products
  • enhancing existing product capabilities or enabling entry to international markets.

Eligibility Criteria

Startups, scaleups, or small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have a product or service that directly addresses the health, wellbeing, and/or economic impacts of COVID-19 can apply for this startup grant.

Funding Information 

Two funding streams are available:

  • Stream 1: Smaller R&D projects – $30,000 to $50,000
  • Stream 2: Larger R&D projects – $50,001 to $100,000 or more

For more information, visit here.


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