Innovation is instrumental in creating sustainable development related technologies and processes. Innovation is not an isolated process; it requires the interaction of diverse actors and creates positive synergies between them.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Do leaders of successful and adaptive organisations think differently? Yes, according to the ECIC’s organisational and neural complexity specialist.
Dr Fiona Kerr says while it’s common knowledge that a leader plays a critical role in the success of a company, the research she conducted as part of her PhD (based on 25-years’ experience) uncovered how strong […]
The world’s most innovative thinkers are coming to Melbourne!
Creative Innovation 2015 Asia Pacific is the premiere conference for those passionate about creativity, innovation, leadership and change. Ci2015 will deliver world class creative and innovation leadership and pragmatic solutions. It will offer credible forecasts, strategies and practices to help transform you and the leadership of organisations. […]
In December, ECIC launched the Australian Cluster Observatory at an event in the Barossa Valley attended by the Hon Susan Close, Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation. The Australian Cluster Observatory is an interactive web-based data analytics tool and cluster organisation network platform modelled on European and USA initiatives. It provides business executives, regional and industry […]
Opinion, Dr Allan O’Connor – the Purpose of Entrepreneurship Education, and How it is Supported by the University Sector.
A recent paper by Tim Mazzarol for the Centre of Entrepreneurial Management and Innovation prompts a number of questions that relate to the purpose of entrepreneurship education, and how it is supported by the university sector. Mazzarol argues that there is too little by way of policy support for the development of entrepreneurship, innovation and […]
In 2015, the ECIC will be the proud sponsors of the 2015 Australian Centre for Entrepreneurial Research Exchange (ACERE) conference. Now in its 11th year, the conference will be held between 3-6 February 2015 at the University of Adelaide and will bring together some of the worlds’ leading entrepreneurial researchers to share and discuss their […]
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 […]
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 […]