AusIndustry’s R&D Grant provides financial support for

Australian companies undertaking R&D activities.


The R&D grant is directed to most Australian companies that undertake…
research involving new world knowledge and
adopt the scientific method to acquire such knowledge.

Frequently Asked Questions

Whats is Research & Development?

R&D is any activity involved in the investigation and development of a product, process, service or technology that follows the scientific method of investigation to achieve its goals.

How do I qualify for the AusIndustry R&D Grant?

If you are an Australian company actively engaged in R&D activities with at least $20,000 worth of related expenses you are likely to qualify.

Am I likely to get the grant?

If you partner with us, it is highly likely you will get the grant.

We boast an incredible 100% success rate for R&D grant submissions spanning 15+ years!

Avoid taking risks with anyone else.  Call us.

How much money can I get?

The R&D grant is tied to the amount of expenditure involved in your R&D project. It provides a 45% refundable tax offset for all R&D expenditure.

Put simply this means if you have expended $100,000 on your R&D project, you are entitled to a refundable tax offset of $45,000 from the ATO.

When do I receive the grant?

You receive the grant upon review of your annual company tax return by the Australian Tax Office

What expenditure can I claim?

You can claim salaries, general business overheads, and any direct costs involved in the research and development.

We help structure your expenses to ensure you get the best grant possible.

How do I apply?

The simplest way to apply is by engaging us.

Mathot Consulting can provide the right sort of advice to maximise your claim sum, whilst minimising your time investment.

We take the pain out of the application process and de-risk the submission by validating the science and writing up the submission document on your behalf.

No win, no fee?

We are really passionate about what we do.  We want the best possible outcome for our clients.

That’s why we offer a no win, no fee policy.  If you don’t get paid, we don’t get paid.

We think that’s fair.

R&D Case Studies

The following video resources are published by AusIndustry.  They provide context about the program and relevance to various industries.


Engineering, Construction focus

Explains the overall R&D program, exploring eligibility criteria, types of R&D activities and compliance requirements.

Baking Stuff

Manufacturing focus

Explains the R&D program, describing how experimentation can overcome project unknowns.

Wind Wake IT

IT focus

Describes the R&D program, reflecting on how computer algorithms can be developed to fill knowledge gaps.

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AusIndustry Resources

AusIndustry is the custodian of the R&D program.
For detailed information about the program click below.