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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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Hot on the heels of the opening of ThincLab Adelaide by Premier Jay Weatherill MP, Prof Noel Lindsay, Director ECIC and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Entrepreneurship) welcomed SA’s Minister for Investment and Trade, Hon Martin Hamilton-Smith MP to ThincLab Singapore on 25 July.

At the event ThincLab Singapore Manager, Prakash Somosundram, himself a highly experienced entrepreneur, showed the […]

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Congratulations to Prof Paul Steffens and Dr Allan O’Connor who have secured $100,000 funding from the Department of Innovation, Industry and Science to conduct the 2017 Australian Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) project. The South Australian Department of State Development has also lent its support for the project with a further $50,000.
So what is GEM?
Now […]

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Cyberattacks are now costing businesses around $500 billion per year, according to the Australian Computer Society. Cybercrime is prolific, with online fraud overtaking the commerce of Google and Facebook. The threat is very real, not only for individuals but for organisations and governments too.
This is why the eChallenge is launching its inaugural Cybersecurity stream. Kicking […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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