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RISE applications open

Applications are now open for the 12-week accelerator program for SMEs with proven solutions for the mining sector who are looking to scale-up their businesses ready to enter new markets in Australia and internationally.

Download an application form and read the FAQs on the dedicated RISE scale-up Accelerator Program page.

METS Ignited and NERA Industry Growth Centres, the Queensland and Western Australian Governments, and KPMG Australia last night launched the RISE scale-up accelerator, a new program focusing on Australia's mining and energy resources sectors.

The program was launched by Karen Andrews Federal Member for McPherson and Minister for Industry, Science and Technology via video link at an event in Brisbane with a supporting video presentation from The Hon Cameron Dick, Queensland Government Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning.

The Brisbane launch event featured keynote speakers from each of the program partners and 2017 accelerator alumni, with a great turnout from the METS ecosystem, including new innovators, METS, mining and research companies, as well as leading corporate partners who are looking to be involved in next year's accelerator.

Read the RISE scale-up Accelerator press releases here.

Another launch event will be held in Perth on Thursday 29 November, 2018.