Gunter Pauli has been described as “The Steve Jobs of Sustainability” (Huffington Post, September 2014). Join the Belgian entrepreneur, best-selling author and key speaker at Tesla World 2015, as he demonstrates how his ‘Blue Economy’ model can be applied across any industry sector to build an entrepreneurial ecosystem which nurtures innovation, the economy and the […]
July saw the 3rd South Australian Entrepreneurs Week take place, launched on the 3rd July, 2017. But it didn’t stop there and events were taking place before and after the week that just shows how much can be fit into seven days.
The ECIC held two events as part of Entrepreneurs Week with Accelerating Entrepreneurship Adelaide […]
The Tech eChallenge headed to the farm this year with a new stream – Wool Innovation, run in conjunction Australian Wool Innovation (AWI).
Twelve teams took up the task, including five teams from Charles Sturt University. Between them, they unearthed novel solutions for industry-specific problems using apps, satellite imaging, high resolution cameras and infrared sensors. Experts […]
Australian eChallenge alumni Heather Day faced off with the Shark Tank judges and walked away with a $50,000 deal for her luxe, flavoured butters. Naomi Simson, RedBalloon founder, saw the potential for Hey Day Butter and competed with fellow judge Steve Baxter for equity in Heather’s business.
Heather, also a former MasterChef contestant, clearly has a […]
Curious about advancements in asset management? The Asset Management Council Adelaide Chapter will be hosting an event with three key presenters. Two of the presenters – Assoc Prof Indra Gunawan and current PhD student Mr Seyed Ashkan Zargham – are from the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC).
Assoc Prof Gunawan will discuss how the latest […]
Our 2016 Australian eChallenge winner, Life Whisperer, just collected yet another accolade. The AIIA awards recognises progress and development in the area of ICT and rewards those at the cutting edge of innovation. Life Whisperer collected both the Start-up of the Year and the Big Data/Machine Learning Innovation of the Year and will represent SA […]
As part of the University of Adelaide Business School’s partnership with AmCham we are thrilled to announce the next installment of the ChangeMaker series. Professor Noel Lindsay Director of ECIC and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Entrepreneurship) will share his knowledge on innovation, and key tips for taking an idea and turning it into a successful […]
Winners of this year’s University of Adelaide Australian eChallenge France proved that the competition is a springboard for innovative problem-solving and tackling current real world problems.
The competition is not only an avenue for launching new businesses, it’s also an opportunity for tertiary students to develop global awareness and citizenship, which is a critical asset in […]
After months of hard work, knock-backs and eureka moments, over 80 teams participating in the ECIC’s eChallenge finally had their moment to shine. The Venture Showcase, held at the Adelaide Convention Centre in September, was their opportunity to pitch their innovative idea or product to the general public and really get a feel for their […]
The Australian eChallenge event was held outside of Australia for the first time in France this year, with the finals of the Australian eChallenge France being staged at the Australian Embassy in Paris on Thursday 26 May 2016.
Student teams represented their home universities and business schools from Châlons-en-Champagne, Lyon, Nice, Paris, Strasbourg and Troyes. In […]