What is SPUR?
We are a location technology hub, powered by Landgate, with a proven track-record in innovation, ambitious to help your venture succeed. It doesn’t matter whether you are from government, or industry, a developer or start-up, a researcher or a business. SPUR brings together a selection of Landgate’s services in a fresh, dynamic way, to provide you with access to data, resources and key contacts, all in the one place.
Our aim is to nurture a pipeline of partnership, investment opportunities and support for emerging Western Australian based location technology businesses.
Three elements underpin SPUR, ‘spurring’ on those willing to explore new ideas - collaboration, stimulation and acceleration.
To find out more, visit SPUR website.
Landgate allocates $100,000 to this annual competitive grant program - individual grants of up to $25,000 - with the object of supporting Western Australian businesses and startups that are developing innovative location data based ideas/products/services that:
- make innovative use of Landgate and other government agencies’ location data
- reduce operating costs for government and industry
- improve government service delivery
- create a stronger local economy through growth of business enterprise in WA.
We’re supporting the state’s ‘Diversify WA’ framework which ‘provides an economic blueprint for collaboration between government, industry and the community, and supports government’s focus on creating secure, quality jobs, growing and diversifying the economy and attracting investment.’ Rounds 1-4 of the SPURonWA grant program awarded funding to 28 businesses and startups across 13 different industries including finance, building and construction, property, agriculture, water services, information technology and community services.