How do we create vibrant places that stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship? Is this even possible?
To help answer this question, we are inviting  entrepreneurs, business leaders, service providers, policy-makers and representatives of industry and regional development agencies to get together and learn more about how each of us can influence the effectiveness of Adelaide’s unique entrepreneurial [...]

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The University of Adelaide students will now have access to high level mentoring and support to commercialise their big idea with the newly launched ThIncLab Commercialisation Accelerator.
The ThIncLab Commercialisation Accelerator assists innovative and entrepreneurial postgraduate students to unlock the commercial potential of research, business concepts or services. This involves online training, workshops and access to [...]

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Last Thursday, Bonython Hall was taken over by up and coming entrepreneurs for the Australian eChallenge Venture Showcase. The Venture Showcase provided an opportunity for all participants in the competition to exhibit their big idea and respond to the questions of judges and guests.
The range of ideas on display was fantastic! The participants this year [...]

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Here is a great opportunity for University of Adelaide students as well as past and current eChallenge participants to gain valuable experience in the commercialisation process, and win start-up funding and technical support to commercialise your idea!
Hills Australia, the creators of the iconic Hills Hoist, aims to encourage the next generation of innovators and support [...]

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TAFE SA has launched two new courses targeting future food and wine entrepreneurs. The Graduate Certificate and Diploma in Entrepreneurship for Food and Wine combine artisan food, beer and wine specialisations with practical business subjects. This combined approach aims to deliver a unique program that is directly relevant to the State Government’s economic priorities.
As outlined [...]

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The University of Adelaide is pleased to announce that Dr Fiona Kerr, adjunct with the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC), has been commissioned by the Economic Development Board (EDB) of South Australia to work on a value chain mapping and analysis method to be used by the state government as a basis for policy [...]

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The ECIC supports the idea that education should develop awareness of entrepreneurship from an early age.
To help achieve this the ECIC is running the Australian Entrepreneurs’ Challenge in secondary schools, giving high school students the opportunity to participate in South Australia’s largest business planning competition.
Please visit Australian eChallenge in Schools to find out more about [...]

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Entrepreneurship is alive and well in Adelaide, with some of these fast rising stars having been involved in a variety of programs that form part of the South Australian entrepreneurial ecosystem, of which the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre is a part of.
South Australia has seen an explosion in the ecosystem of support for entrepreneurs over [...]

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Director of the ECIC, Noel Lindsay was featured in this months’ CPA magazine INTHEBLACK.
Talking of his business and academic background, Noel’s passion ior Innovation, entrepreneurship and helping others set up businesses is evident.
For the full article please refer to the INTHEBLACK article.

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Students Philip Curran and Lisa Chao together as Energy from Waste (EFW), have taken out top prize in the 2013 Australian e-Challenge. Presented at the Gala Awards Dinner at the Wine Centre of Australia on 1 November, Philip and Chao also took out the People’s Choice Award and the Adelaide Airport Limited, Clean Tech Award.

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