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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In June, the ECIC hosted the Systems of Systems Engineering Conference in Glenelg, organised by Professor Vernon Ireland. The conference was attended by over 100 delegates from 15 different countries with 58 papers submitted to IEEE journals for publication. Eight keynote speakers led the development of new ideas, including four international speakers. Many delegates enjoyed [...]

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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.

EFW [...]

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The Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC), together with the University of Adelaide Environment Institute, and Centre for Energy Technology, invite you to attend a public lecture on ‘Experts in Sustainable Development: ‘Cents and Sustainability – Is there still a first mover advantage for South Australia?‘
Date: November 14th 2013
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Napier G04, Napier [...]

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On 4 October 2013, Adelaide is playing host to the SouthStart, Startup Business Conference and Expo, as a part of what’s known as the ‘Start up Spring Festival’ – a 3 week Australia wide an event aimed at celebrating and promoting the tech startup community in Australia.
Held at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the expo will [...]

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The Australian eChallenge Venture Showcase was held on Wednesday 28th of August in Bonython Hall. The stunning hall had a festive air with the band JC Jazz playing and the 28 semi-finalist teams eager for questions and comments as they showcased their concepts.
The teams reported that the feedback they received helped crystallise their ideas and [...]

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