GMC delivered Cleantech Innovations Geelong in collaboration with the City of Greater Geelong and supported by the Victorian Government from 2015 to 2021. Developing clean technologies is as important to the Geelong economy as ever and we are exploring ways to continue supporting the manufacturing ecosystem in this regard.
Read Cleantech Innovations Geelong success stories here:
- Geelong: A cleantech & circular economy Centre of Excellence
- Cleantech Startups Go Circular
- Success for Cleantech Innovations Geelong Trial
- Technology cuts risk of compost fire
- Accolades continue for Geelong’s maintenance-free bridges
- Strut Sustainability Focus
- Polymeric Powders Launches in Geelong
Support for your business
Cleantech Innovations Geelong was a business and industry support program with a vision to establish Geelong as a Centre of Excellence for cleantech in Australia, by attracting investment, creating jobs and building skills. The program has been operating since 2014, delivering positive economic growth and sustainability outcomes for Greater Geelong.
Why is developing clean technologies important to the Geelong economy?
- Clean technology is a growing market with a broad range of opportunities in: renewables, energy efficiency, clean cities, waste management and recycling, water, green buildings, biomaterials, biofuels and stimulating demand for clean technology goods and services;
- For every job created in the cleantech sector, anywhere from 2 to 6 indirect jobs will be generated;
- A clean technology driven economy will allow existing technical services and businesses to expand and diversify their markets;
- Existing eduction and training programs can be expanded to support the market development activities of Cleantech Innovations Geelong.
Key activities during 2018 – 2021
- Bringing new cleantech products to market by stimulating demand and providing grants
- Inviting proposals for large-scale cleantech demonstration project(s)
- Exploring the creation of a cleantech cluster
Outcomes achieved under the 2014-2017 funding