New Air Combat Capability Industry Support Program

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New Air Combat Capability Industry Support Program - NACC-ISP

The NACC-ISP is delivering on the Australian Government's Defence Industry Policy Statement - Building Defence Capability: a Policy for a Smarter and More Agile Defence Industry Base. NACC-ISP is aimed at assisting defence industry businesses to improve their capability, competitiveness and capacity for innovation with regard the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) project. NACC-ISP will provide assistance to businesses looking to enter export markets, secure domestic contracts and will provide an avenue to up-skill staff.

What will my business get out of NACC-ISP?

By participating in the NACC-ISP you are better positioning your defence industry business to take advantage of opportunities arising from the JSF project. Business Advisers from the Defence Industry Innovation Centre (DIIC) can provide assistance and advice with regard your application for funding under the NACC-ISP.

The NACC-ISP offers Australian industry and research organisations three streams of assistance:

  • Stream A: Grants of up to $1,000,000 over a period of no more than 36 months, for the development of a new or improved JSF technology, product, process or service that is required by entities within the JSF supply chain and which can demonstrate more than one JSF application.

  • Stream B: Grants of up to $250,000 over a period of no more than 18 months, for the development of a new or improved JSF technology, product, process or service to enhance a company's competitiveness in winning work from entities within the JSF supply chain; or to engage in a study effort that relates to a capability required by entities within the JSF supply chain or the JSF Program Office.

  • Stream C: Grants of up to $300,000 with no more than $100,000 per financial year, for a period of no more than 36 months, will be available for Australian universities, cooperative research centres (CRCs) or publicly funded research agencies (PFRAs), or a company controlled by one of these organisations, to undertake research effort assistance that leads to JSF industry capability enhancements or manufacturing improvements required by entities within the JSF supply chain or the JSF Program Office.

To find out more about NACC-ISP and how you can apply for assistance visit the related links located on the right hand side of this page and contact the Defence Industry Innovation Centre on (03) 9215 2651 or email defenceindustrycentre@industry.gov.au