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  • Welcome to the Tender Whip
    Freedom of Expression survey for higher education The successful tenderer will design a freedom of expression on campus scale (the scale) for use in conjunction with the existing Student Experience Survey (SES). The project will result in the development of a cohesive survey scale for the measurement of freedom of expression on campus. The design... […]
  • Telcos grapple with bushfire crisis
    A review will investigate the impact of bushfires on the nation’s communications infrastructure and a new national protocol for disaster management developed as Australia’s biggest telcos grapple with the ongoing crisis. Communications Minister Paul Fletcher hosted a meeting of Australia’s biggest telcos, industry groups and emergency management organisations to discuss the telecommunications response to the... […]
  • MacGibbon wants cyber support for startups
    The federal government should provide financial support to startups and small businesses looking to meet the “rigorous” open banking privacy and security rules, according to former special adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security Alastair MacGibbon. The open banking regime is set to officially launch in June this year after being delayed for a... […]

ICBI33 Report

Report of key findings/learnings from the 2019 Conference prepared by Melbourne Innovation Centre staff member Francisco Fernandez who found the conference to be very valuable.

The 33rd International Conference on Business Incubation held in Minneapolis, Minnesota delivered sessions and discussions around the current trends, insights, and strategies to maximise the productivity of incubators, accelerators, and entrepreneurs.

This report highlights the topics covered in the sessions which focused on food and agriculture, mentoring, and utilising the best practices for incubators and accelerators.

RSS News Briefs from Inside Small Business

  • Q&A: Crafting a safe, enjoyable tipple for coeliacs
    Richard Jeffares set out to ensure he could still enjoy craft beer after being diagnosed with Coeliac Disease by founding his own gluten-free brewery. The post Q&A: Crafting a safe, enjoyable tipple for coeliacs appeared first on Inside Small Business.
  • Wholesome changes for a healthier planet
    A sustainable ethos can mean making difficult short-term decisions for the greater good, such as delisting products that perform well in terms of sales. The post Wholesome changes for a healthier planet appeared first on Inside Small Business.

An action plan to develop a world-leading tech startup ecosystem in Australia.

AABI General Assembly and EPiC

  • Background: Elevator Pitch Competition, “EPiC” in short, is a fun-filled international start-up event organised by HKSTP, the organizer of 2019 AABI General Assembly. In 2019, the finals of EPiC will be held on Nov 8 in Hong Kong as one of the 25th AABI General Assembly events.
  • To participate: Taking this opportunity, AABI Secretariat and HKSTP would like to invite AABI members to nominate outstanding incubatees in your corresponding regions to join this unique global start-up event. Please note that among all candidates, AABI Secretariat and HKSTP will conduct a preliminary selection and eventually nominate TEN of them to go directly into the finals of EPiC.

BIIA Membership

BIIA is a national organisation supporting professionals interested in business incubation and strategies that encourage innovation for industry and regions. Find out more about our network today.