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Fireside chat with Vinomofo and Go Direct Minibus

Fireside chat with Vinomofo and Go Direct Minibus

9 March 2017

The ICC brought two inspiring startups to share about their journey and how is life for startups at different stages of their business cycle. Listen from Andre Eikmeier (Vinomofo), one of Australia’s fastest-growing companies and a leader in innovation, disruption and culture, and from Ryan Gooding...

Techstars founders Brad Feld and David Cohen live in Adelaide

Techstars founders Brad Feld and David Cohen live in Adelaide

6 March 2017

If you missed out our first Fireside chat of the year, watch these videos with Techstars founders Brad Feld and David Cohen. Designed for startup founders of all backgrounds, this event provided a unique insight into what creates a world class startup ecosystem, angel investing, US Venture Capital...

Forget the lie-in, this weekend is all about the startup

Forget the lie-in, this weekend is all about the startup

10 February 2017

Would-be entrepreneurs and start-up founders from all over South Australia will be learning and sharing the latest in business growth expertise during StartUp Weekend Adelaide at the University of South Australia’s Innovation & Collaboration Centre (ICC).

Early birds get first go at new State Government innovation fund

Early birds get first go at new State Government innovation fund

8 February 2017

A WINE industry disrupter and a cloud-based collaboration tool are two of the four projects to receive backing in the opening round of the State Government’s SA Early Commercialisation Fund.

Fireside chat with John Herlihy, VP LinkedIn and former VP, Google EMEA

Fireside chat with John Herlihy, VP LinkedIn and former VP, Google EMEA

23 January 2017

The head of a luxury men's apparel brand says wool producers need to play a bigger role in the manufacturing process of the fibre. Maatsuyker was born from a collaborative MBA project at the University of South Australia. Director John Kellet said while wool is a quintessential Australian industry,...

MAATSUYKER interviewed on ABC News Rural

MAATSUYKER interviewed on ABC News Rural

13 January 2017

The head of a luxury men's apparel brand says wool producers need to play a bigger role in the manufacturing process of the fibre. Maatsuyker was born from a collaborative MBA project at the University of South Australia. Director John Kellet said while wool is a quintessential Australian industry,...

Techstars launches in Adelaide

Techstars launches in Adelaide

10 January 2017

THE first startup accelerator focused on developing and commercialising technologies for the defence and security sectors in the Asia Pacific will be established in South Australia this year.

Sowing the seeds to startup success on ICC’s first birthday

Sowing the seeds to startup success on ICC’s first birthday

9 December 2016

Congratulations to Analytix Software, Snake Oil Tonics & MAATSUYKER for winning Venture Catalyst!

Venture Catalyst finalists

Venture Catalyst finalists

30 November 2016

Meet the 6 startup companies who are all in the running to win Venture Catalyst Funding.

AMP Tomorrow Makers share in $1m worth of grants

AMP Tomorrow Makers share in $1m worth of grants

25 November 2016

ICC resident and Venture Catalyst winner, Tung Tran, has won funding through AMP's Tomorrow Fund, which invites Australians from all walks of life, abilities and interests to share a goal they’re working towards that will benefit the community.

UniSA Venture Catalyst winners receieve $1 million for their hologram company

UniSA Venture Catalyst winners receieve $1 million for their hologram company

21 November 2016

A “CRAZY” idea to see if they could replicate the 3D holograms in the original Star Wars movie has led, after plenty of hard work, to a $1 million investment in Adelaide and US-based technology company Voxon Photonics.

Open State - Innovation Box

Open State - Innovation Box

8 November 2016

The ICC brought “Innovation Box” to this year’s Open State on 24 October 2016.The event was aimed at digital entrepreneurs and startups looking for opportunity and not-for-profit sector organisations looking to connect with tech and innovate.

Passion never tasted better

Passion never tasted better

3 November 2016

Inventing a novel food idea and then pitching it to local bars and supermarkets isn’t easy, but South Australian scientist Dr. Tom Avery may have just cracked it.

Schoolpreneur: Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Blackfriars Priory School

Schoolpreneur: Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Blackfriars Priory School

2 November 2016

Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a new course created by Blackfriars and Schoolpreneur. The unique and exciting course is teaching young people to use their own personal strengths to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Boost for SA startups supporting men’s health and STEM

Boost for SA startups supporting men’s health and STEM

1 November 2016

The Innovation and Collaboration Centre has awarded two exciting Adelaide startups major prizes at the SA Startup Pitch for Cash held at the Innovation Box event during Open State.

Unleashed State Awards Night

Unleashed State Awards Night

20 September 2016

Congratulations to all the winners at the 2016 Unleashed State Awards.

Vinnovate - Best Pitch Presenter

Vinnovate - Best Pitch Presenter

9 September 2016

Vinnovate co-founder and Venture Catalyst recipient, Joshua Schmidt was awarded Best Pitch Presenter among a number of other national and international companies at the Land Forces 2016 'Innovation Pitchfest' on 8 September 2016.

Venture Catalyst sweeps the KCA Awards

Venture Catalyst sweeps the KCA Awards

2 September 2016

Venture Catalyst returned triumphant after winning the Best Entrepreneurial Support Initiative & People's Choice Award at the KCA Research Commercialisation Awards 2016 held in Brisbane on 1 September 2016.

SALA Networking Event

SALA Networking Event

1 September 2016

UniSA's Partner Engagement Team, together with the Innovation & Collaboration Centre and Sci.C.Ed hosted a networking event during a SALA exhibition held in the Kerry Packer Civic Gallery on 31 August 2016. 

Rachel Kidwell is pinpointing success

Rachel Kidwell is pinpointing success

29 August 2016

Rachel and her new business idea, TCPinpoint, was recognised in early 2016 by UniSA with a $50,000 grant through the Venture Catalyst Scheme to kick-start her new business concept into fruition.

Unleashed

Unleashed

5 August 2016

From Friday 29 July to Sunday 31 July, more than 150 budding entrepreneurs, innovators, coders, artists and makers of all different ages came to the University of South Australia to participate in Unleashed, the annual international Open Data Competition held across Australia and New Zealand.

The ICC & Business SA partner up

The ICC & Business SA partner up

30 June 2016

In June 2016, the ICC formalised a partnership with Business SA and the South Australian Young Entrepreneur Program (SAYES).

TC Pinpoint and EcoJet Engineering win Venture Catalyst

TC Pinpoint and EcoJet Engineering win Venture Catalyst

7 June 2016

Innovative local startups share in $100,000 Venture Catalyst grants ADELAIDE, TUESDAY, 7 JUNE 2016: A gas turbine engine with the potential to be carbon neutral and keep homes running completely off the grid, and new software designed to streamline retail tenancies in shopping centres are the two...

Winning SA innovators

Winning SA innovators

22 April 2016

Simon and Joshua Schmidt South Australian startup company Vinnovate, the innovators of a revolutionary new bottle closure for wine, water and other beverage containers, has won first prize in the Brancott Estate Winexplorer Innovation Challenge. Vinnovate was one of more than 100 entrants in the...

Government hands out $428,000 to niche innovators as SA unemployment jumps to 7.7 per cent

Government hands out $428,000 to niche innovators as SA unemployment jumps to 7.7 per cent

19 March 2016

NICHE companies that the State Government is banking on to reduce South Australia’s nation-high unemployment rate have been given more than $400,000 to turn entrepreneurial ideas into high-value businesses. INNOVO Healthcare is included among the latest Micro Finance Fund recipients after last...

New centre to stimulate innovation in South Australia

New centre to stimulate innovation in South Australia

16 November 2015

Business growth, and driving innovation and entrepreneurship in South Australia is the focus of the new Innovation and Collaboration Centre (ICC), being launched today at the University of South Australia. A strategic partnership between UniSA, the Government of South Australia and anchor industry...