RSS News Briefs from InnovationAUS

  • NSW creates Western Sydney digital twin
    NSW Customer Service Minister Victor Dominello has unveiled the NSW Spatial Digital Twin, promising the tool would improve urban planning by providing real-time information and visualisation of urban infrastructure both above and below ground. Mr Dominello said the project was “truly transformational technology”, containing the locations of 22 million trees with height and canopy attributes,... […]
  • Does innovation need a non-R&D focus?
    The federal government needs to “rebalance” innovation policies to focus more on non-research and development activities, according to a new Innovation and Science Australia report. The report, which was commissioned by the Industry department early last year, examines how to stimulate business innovation investment, and saw ISA engage with over 180 Australian firms. The report... […]
  • Growth Fund gets Senate green light
    A Senate Committee has given the green light to the government’s plan to contribute $100 million of taxpayer money to a business growth fund following a “ridiculously short” inquiry. Legislation paving the way for the Commonwealth to chip in $100 million to the Australian Business Growth Fund (ABGF), which will provide “patient capital” to local... […]

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

  • How mums can start their own business
    An entrepreneur and a mother shares her journey to inspire other mums to pursue their career passions by becoming business owners themselves. The post How mums can start their own business appeared first on Inside Small Business.
  • Business essentials: invaluable insights for SMEs
    The free-to-attend Business Essentials Seminar Series at the B2B Expo addresses key challenges and provides solutions to critical issues that affect SMEs. The post Business essentials: invaluable insights for SMEs 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.

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