Export Market Development Grants (EMDG)
What is EMDG?
The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme is a key Australian Government financial assistance program for aspiring and current exporters. Administered by Austrade, the scheme supports a wide range of industry sectors and products, including inbound tourism and the export of intellectual property and know-how outside Australia.
The EMDG scheme:
- encourages small and medium sized Australian businesses to develop export markets
- reimburses up to 50% of eligible export promotion expenses above $10,000 provided that the total expenses are at least $20,000
- provides up to seven grants to each eligible applicant.
Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) applications for the 2012-13 grant year, not lodged through EMDG Consultants approved under the EMDG Consultant Quality Incentive Program, must be lodged by mid-night (Australian Eastern Standard Time) Monday 2 December 2013 at http://www.austrade.gov.au/Export/Export-Grants/Apply.
Applications through EMDG Consultants approved under the EMDG Consultant Quality Incentive Program can be lodged up unitl mid-night (Australian Eastern Standard Time) 28 February 2014.