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Australia’s first of its kind space incubator and accelerator seeks global applicants for 2022 program

Australia’s first of its kind space incubator and accelerator seeks global applicants for 2022 program

15 September 2021

The University of South Australia’s Innovation & Collaboration Centre (ICC) is now accepting applications for its 2022 Venture Catalyst Space program.

Applications are now open for the Venture Catalyst Social Enterprise program

Applications are now open for the Venture Catalyst Social Enterprise program

12 July 2021

The Innovation & Collaboration Centre (ICC) is excited to announce that they have officially opened their applications for Venture Catalyst Social Enterprise program, supported by the Pank family.

Hex20 selected for ‘Moon to Mars’ grant

Hex20 selected for ‘Moon to Mars’ grant

30 June 2021

Hex20, a technology company aiming to provide products, systems and services to small satellite systems, has been selected for the Moon to Mars Initiative Demonstrator Feasibility Grant by the Australian Space Agency.

Astroport Space Technologies, awarded a NASA Technology Research contract for lunar construction

Astroport Space Technologies, awarded a NASA Technology Research contract for lunar construction

11 June 2021

UniSA’s Venture Catalyst Space startup, Astroport Space Technologies, has been awarded a NASA Phase 1 Small Business Technology Transfer contract (STTR) for development of its lunar regolith melting technology for constructing landing pads on the Moon.

UniSA’s Venture Catalyst Space startup, FireFlight Technologies, to feature on  Advancing Australia as key national innovator

UniSA’s Venture Catalyst Space startup, FireFlight Technologies, to feature on Advancing Australia as key national innovator

3 June 2021

UniSA’s Venture Catalyst Space startup, FireFlight Technologies will tell their story to the nation as they are featured on Advancing Australia, a landmark television event hosted by Guy Pearce.

Taste Studios is disrupting the food and hospitality industry

Taste Studios is disrupting the food and hospitality industry

30 April 2021

Venture Catalyst alumni Ricky Chau and Charmain Ooi are making it their mission to seek out revolutionary marketing and retail innovations to disrupt the food industry with their start up, Taste Studios.

Venture Catalyst Space 2021 Cohort

Nine global space startups to join Australia’s first space dedicated incubator program

30 March 2021

The University of South Australia’s Innovation & Collaboration Centre (ICC) is today announcing nine startups that have been merit selected for a place in the Venture Catalyst Space program, supported by the South Australian Government’s Space Innovation Fund.

South Australian Government

University of South Australia