The ECIC’s Dr Allan O’Connor has been appointed as a guest editor to a special issue of Small Business Economics Journal which will focus on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems. This line of research complements the recently launched Australian Cluster Observatory  to strengthen the ECIC’s research focus on the strategic innovation of place.
A call for papers  for this […]

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The winners of the inaugural Tech eChallenge have been announced with Seer Insights taking out the prize for their new software system aimed at saving the wine industry millions of dollars each year.
The team has developed the GrapeBrain software system, which they hope will improve the efficiency of production in viticulture. GrapeBrain could also be […]

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Here is a great opportunity for students, alumni or entrepreneurs who have established their business and are perhaps looking for tips on how to be best prepared for the next stage of the business life cycle. Business SA is running a THREE SIXTY Business Coaching program.
The coaching sessions will commence throughout June and July, and […]

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The ThIncTrain program has been expanded and University staff who may wish to explore the commercial potential of their research are invited to apply.
ThIncTrain assists University of Adelaide coursework and PhD students and (a limited number of) staff commercialise their research outcomes through providing a comprehensive and supportive research-commercialisation training and mentoring program.
Applications for the […]

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The ECIC are proud to announce that ‘Integrating Innovation: South Australian Entrepreneurship Systems and Strategies’ edited by Göran Roos and Allan O’Connor is now complete and available as an eBook.
You can download a copy of the eBook for free here.
Integrating Innovation: South Australian Entrepreneurship Systems and Strategies
Edited by Göran Roos and Allan O’Connor
The necessity is […]

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Over the weekend ECIC academic Dr Fiona Kerr appeared on Radio National’s science program Ockhams’ Razor.

The program allows experts to talk uninterrupted for one hour about their topic, which allows for more in-depth coverage of more complex issues.
Fiona’s segment is titled Neurogenesis: a Force for Creativity? and she speaks about neurogenesis being a continual process […]

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Tech eChallenge

Do you have an idea you think could be bigger than Angry Birds, but lack the technical know-how to make it happen?
The Tech eChallenge could be the opportunity to kick start your idea. This new program is for individuals or teams with an idea for an app or software, but need a hand with the […]

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Applications are now open for the 2015 ThIncTrain program!
This program assists innovative and entrepreneurial University of Adelaide postgraduate and PhD students to unlock and accelerate the commercial potential of their research, business concepts or services through structured workshop and online training modules.
If you are a postgraduate or PhD student with a proven business idea and […]

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Last week saw us celebrate Adelaide’s first Entrepreneurs’ Week, with the ECIC hosting and sponsoring a number of events as part of this great initiative.
A Brand South Australia initiative, Entrepreneurs’ Week showcased Adelaide’s opportunity-rich environment, the unique support programs available to entrepreneurs, the importance of intrapreneurship, as well as success stories from our thriving start-up […]

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