There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them – Seth Godin
You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take – Wayne Gretzky
Research and Development Tax Incentive
The Research and Development Tax Incentive (R&D) offsets certain costs of a company in carrying out eligible activities to create new or improved products, processes and services. The program reduces the cost and risk of undertaking R&D activities for your business.
Export Marketing and Development Grant
Director of Melrose International, Madonna Melrose, has experienced first-hand most facets of business throughout her career. It is this expertise, coupled with her highly qualified staff, that brings a sharpened edge and eagle eye to her approach of The Research and Development Tax Incentive (R&D) and The Export Marketing and Development Grant (EMDG)
If you would like to work with a creative team who have a fresh approach to government grant applications, then don’t hesitate to contact Madonna Melrose today to discuss your options and eligibility.
Thanks for your ongoing support Madonna; we could not have done it without you.
We were suitably impressed with Madonna’s knowledge and had no hesitation in trusting her with our business.
I would have no hesitation in recommending her services as a consultant who will easily and effortlessly bridge the gap between small business and government.
Case Study #1
Caterina Di Biase is without doubt one of Australia’s most creative and exceptionally talented hair artists. Proud to call her a friend for over a decade, it is so inspiring to witness her break all confines every year as I document the process’ and trials and errors that eventually result in her award winning creations. The techniques she uses to produce hairstyles simply defy gravity. The volume and length she creates and the boundaries she pushes with chemical colouring are just some of the projects awarded R&D incentives. This is one client I truly get excited about working with each year.
Case Study #2
Four Pillars Gin in the Yarra Valley Victoria is such a magical place and sitting in on a masterclass with Sandy MacKenzie, Head Distiller, was the perfect way to digest not only the finished gin, but the techniques that set this product apart from its competition. The Research and Development Grant works on many levels with this company as is not only affords a tax concession for the company but it facilities Cameron and his team to continue research into the effects of Australian botanicals to produce and bottle the true spirit and essence of this great land. I am so proud to call Four Pillars a client and act on their behalf in accessing governments funds.
Case Study #3
When I get an opportunity to work with some of Australia’s most innovative beauty clients, I get very excited as I myself have spent of 30 years in the beauty industry. Eye of Horus have developed one of my favourite beauty products with this new release Natural Vegan Bio Lift Mascara. Incorporating some of the most innovative ingredients and breakthrough technologies with the wand, it was inspiring to document all the trials and tribulations that occurred during the research and development stages of this product. Helping them access both the R&D grant and the Export Grant I am proud to be a part of their continued success through the assistance I can give on behalf of the Australian Government.
Case Study #4
Bahen Chocolate marry some of the most beautiful traditions with modern twists that produce real artisan products. Working with Josh Bahen for the past few years in helping him keep his dream alive of producing unique products with new technologies has been made possible by accessing the R&D grant. This has been such a success for Bahen & Co, that we are now helping him access the Export Grant to take these world class products across the globe. Thanks for having us along for the ride Josh.
Case Study #5
Working with salt of the earth Aussies is such a treat and Peter Nicholson from Nicholson Fine Foods is one of my favourite clients. After a tour of his factory in Yamba NSW I witnessed first-hand the pure joy and excitement Peter gets from the development of his multi award winning products. For over two years he has been developing his Garnishing Pearls and it has been an absolute pleasure to work with him on the R&D for this innovative product.
Case Study #6
Assisting my client Meredith Dairy to enable them to claim a rebate on the R&D grant is one of the most satisfying experiences, particularly as their Q Fever Vaccine will be such a scientific breakthrough for Australia. Working with Sandy, I was able to fully document the testing processes’ and record the trials and errors to satisfy that this project and its outcomes depend on continued vital research and with this research, comes considerable time and out of pocket expenses directly from the company. Thankfully the Research and Development Tax Incentive is there to support such initiatives and as a result has provided vital rebates that will allow Sandy and his dedicated team to continue research into this exciting project.