Landing Pads

Apply for the Landing Pads program

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: 

Cohort Application Deadline Notification Start Date End Date
LP1 2019 8 Oct 2018 19- 30 Nov 2018 21 Jan 2019 22 Apr 2019
LP2 2019* 4 Feb 2019 11-22 Mar 2019 13 May 2019 12 Aug 2019
LP3 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.

Start your application 

Further assistance

If you have any questions about the Landing Pads program, guidelines or deadlines, contact Austrade on 13 28 78 or email

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

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 or email

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 All relevant forms and guidelines are listed at 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.



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