How does South Australia and Adelaide, as a City of Entrepreneurs, function as an entrepreneurial ecosystem?
This is the research question that prompted the South Australian Department of State Development to sponsor research (with our thanks) to better understand the entrepreneur’s role and contribution towards economic development. In conjunction with a comprehensive report detailing the voice […]

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A team that has developed a new way of assisting high density community living has taken out the premier prize in this year’s eChallenge awards and has won $10,000 in prize money plus $2500 worth of prizes.
The Australian eChallenge is an annual competition-based learning experience that develops strategic business thinking for early-stage entrepreneurial ventures.
Teams […]

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eChallenge Alumni, Life Whisperer, keep going from strength to strength. They have just been announced as one of three Finalists in the Talent Unleashed Awards in the category ‘Best Idea – One to Watch’. Judged by the likes of Sir Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak, the competition rewards dynamic and disruptive innovations in the tech […]

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The Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre are proud to be hosting  the public lecture – The New Era of Angel Investing.
For any small business looking to fund their new venture, this is a must attend event.
Business angels – wealthy individuals who invest in new businesses – have been recognised for […]

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A onesie that can measure a baby’s heartrate and temperature. A watch that will call for help. An app that will measure wool quality – while it’s still on the sheep’s back. What could these things possibly have in common?
They are all exciting innovations coming out of the Australian eChallenge program. The Venture Showcase, […]

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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 […]

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Australian eChallenge 2016 winners, Praxis Aeronautics, continue to go from strength to strength with their innovative solar powered drones. They have just secured $150,000 worth of funding under the State Government’s Early Commercialisation Fund which will allow them to scale up and commence commercial manufacturing and sales.
Praxis Aeronautics has created a process by which solar […]

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The ECIC’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Introduction to Project Management has made it to the finalist round in the 2017 edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning!
All submissions were reviewed by an evaluation committee made up of faculty, instructional designers, college deans, and online learning directors from edX partner institutions. Next, […]

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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 […]

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Applications are now open for Australian businesses – across all industries – which would like to be a part of ThincLab Châlons.
ThincLab Châlons is a dynamic space where innovators, thinkers, and disrupters can grow their businesses. In September 2017, ThincLab Châlons, will be opened in Châlons-en-Champagne, France!
Located one hour by train from Paris, ThincLab Châlons […]

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