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News archive: 2017

SCOUT 2017

SCOUT 2017

21 November 2017

In October this year, UniSA's Innovation & Collaboration Centre organised and hosted SCOUT 2017 – an event that connected students with startups!

Stemtap: New Technology Supporting Teachers in STEM

Stemtap: New Technology Supporting Teachers in STEM

17 November 2017

At the best of times, new technology can be hard to get your head around, but when you’re charged with inspiring students to engage with the very latest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) it can seem an uphill battle, especially if you don’t have a technical background.

UniSA hosts international hackathon to support space industry innovation in South Australia

UniSA hosts international hackathon to support space industry innovation in South Australia

16 November 2017

The Innovation and Collaboration Centre at the University of South Australia will host the Australian leg of a 24-hour international Space hackathon that will see students, developers and entrepreneurs tap into existing space technology data to design, improve or develop innovative applications for...

Founder Talk on Smart Cities

Founder Talk on Smart Cities

11 October 2017

On 3 October 2017, we invited Joe Kochan, the Co-Founder and COO of US Ignite, to join us at the ICC for a Founder Talk on Smart Cities. US Ignite is a not for profit group devoted to fostering the development of next-generation applications that provide transformative public benefit, using new...

Ignite SA

Ignite SA

3 October 2017

Adelaide has officially become the first and only city outside of the United States to join the US Ignite network, connecting local applications developers with global businesses.

Funding of $50k put on Playt to build tech thanks to Venture Catalyst entrepreneurial program

Funding of $50k put on Playt to build tech thanks to Venture Catalyst entrepreneurial program

15 September 2017

MAKING it easy for people to cook their favourite meal has proven to be the right recipe for enterprising UniSA student Nicole Henderson.

Tech trio take out UniSA’s entrepreneurial awards

Tech trio take out UniSA’s entrepreneurial awards

14 September 2017

A trio of tech start-ups will join the ranks of Adelaide’s thriving start-up scene, sharing in $135,000 Venture Catalyst seed funding as part of the University of South Australia and the South Australian Government’s initiative to support and develop entrepreneurial talent across the State.

SAYES Graduation

SAYES Graduation

21 August 2017

The Class of 2016 SAYES Graduation was held at the SAHMRI on Wednesday 9 August 2017 and celebrated the achievements of 37 participants who completed the program and have taken their bright ideas and turned them into a reality.

Student to Entrepreneur: The Weekend Event

Student to Entrepreneur: The Weekend Event

15 August 2017

Over the course of a weekend, UniSA's entrepreneurial club, IPITS (Intellectual Property, Innovation, & Technology Society of UniSA) facilitated the Student to Entrepreneur: The Weekend Event, along with the Innovation and Collaboration Centre, and Entrepreneur Story.

TABOO's Red and Pink Fundraiser

TABOO's Red and Pink Fundraiser

10 August 2017

On the 3rd of August, TABOO Sanitary Products held their first fundraiser at The Havelock Hotel. ‘The Red & Pink’ involved silent auctions, food, drinks and a presentation outlining TABOO’s journey so far, it’s mission and future plans.

Data-driven hackathon set to challenge innovative minds

Data-driven hackathon set to challenge innovative minds

25 July 2017

South Australia’s most innovative minds will converge at the University of South Australia’s City West campus on 28-30 July, ready to hack their way through hundreds of data sets as part of GovHack SA 2017, an international competition where participants discover innovative uses for recently...

Fireside Chat on Cyber Security

Fireside Chat on Cyber Security

12 July 2017

Cyber Security is so hot right now. And not just red hot, we’re talking white hot. Arguably the fastest growing tech sector in the world, by the end of 2017 it’s expected to be worth more than US$120 billion. That’s a growth rate of approximately 35 times its original, since humble beginnings of...

The team behind Teamgage

The team behind Teamgage

3 May 2017

Intrinsically linked to business success, a positive company culture is an undeniable asset. Yet monitoring and responding to corporate culture is highly complex. Now, new technology from South Australian startup, Teamgage, is changing the field with a unique software that helps organisations embed...

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.

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