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Applications are now open for our Landing Pads in Berlin, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore and Tel Aviv.

Your application should include information about your startup and your team; your vision for your company; and how participation in the Landing Pads will help you take your business to the world.

Successful applicants will secure a place at their nominated Landing Pad location for a period of up to 90 days.

Key dates

The Landing Pads program runs 3 cohorts per year to all five locations: Berlin, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore and Tel Aviv.

2019 cohorts

Cohort Application Open Date Application Deadline Notification Start Date End Date
LP2 2019* NA 8 Feb 2019 11-22 Mar 2019 13 May 2019 12 Aug 2019
LP3 2019 9 Mar 2019 20 May 2019 1-12 Jul 2019 2 Sep 2019 2 Dec 2019

*Singapore Cyber Security Program. Find out more details about the program here.

San Francisco dual civilian and defence Landing Pad
In addition, Austrade will be delivering a tailored dual civilian and defence program at the San Francisco Landing Pad in 2019.

Cohort Application Open Date Application Deadline Notification Start Date End Date
Dual defence and civilian NA 8 Mar 2019 Apr 2019 27 May 2019 24 Aug 2019

Find out more details about the program here.

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2020 cohorts

Cohort Application Open Date Application Deadline Notification Start Date End Date
LP1 2020 21 May 2019 7 Oct 2019 18- 29 Nov 2019 20 Jan 2020 21 Apr 2020
LP2 2020 8 Oct 2019 10 Feb 2020 9-20 Mar 2020 11 May 2020 10 Aug 2020
LP3 2020 11 Feb 2020 18 May 2020 29 Jun - 2 Jul 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Nov 2020

Further assistance

If you have any questions about the Landing Pads program, guidelines or deadlines, contact Austrade on 13 28 78 or email landingpads@austrade.gov.au.

See FAQs for additional information about the Landing Pads program.

To find out more about the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda, call 13 28 46 or visit www.innovation.gov.au

Find out more about exporting assistance available through the Landing Pads Program

For more information on how Austrade can help you enter new markets, visit www.austrade.gov.au or email info@austrade.gov.au.

Defence Export Control

If your product, service or technology can be used for military and dual-use purposes, or if you are unsure of their controlled status, please contact Defence Export Controls in advance of applying for the Landing Pad program. Before Austrade is able to assist you, it is important to have sought export approval from Defence Export Controls (DEC) before exporting dual-use goods or technologies.

Defence Export Controls can be reached on 1800 661 066 or at exportcontrols@defence.gov.au. All relevant forms and guidelines are listed at www.defence.gov.au/exportcontrols. Please note that Defence Export Controls application completion guidelines state that non-complex export applications may take up to 15 working days, and complex applications may take up to 35 working days.