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Programs

Free Initial Consultation

Our expert business advisors are passionate about nurturing the innovation community and are providing FREE one-on-one 30 min consultations. Schedule your appointment today and gain invaluable advice that will help you identify growth opportunities and potentially assist you in avoiding the common pitfalls of starting and managing a new business. Ongoing coaching is also available…

STEM Sells

STEM Sells is a series of fun and engaging workshops dedicated to inspire young women into pursuing their interests in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). We are calling all girls in Year 7, 8 & 9 to come along, roll up their sleeves and experiment! Learn how to forge your own glass jewellery, make…

STIR

Microgrants for creative entrepreneurs. Stir provides a starting point for creatives to transform their talents into venture concepts, helping them engage with the economy in a meaningful and rewarding way. The platform will develop your creative passion into a project proposal by following the step-by-step project creation process. Share and promote your project over a…

Inspiring the ACT

Inspiring Australia is a national strategy to help build connections between scientists, organisations, businesses, and students, to foster public participation in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and innovation. Inspiring the ACT is the local action to help bring the national strategy to life! Australia needs a scientifically literate community, a more technologically-skilled workforce, and…

Lean Startup Workshops

Startups are disrupting our world. They are fast, agile, lean and they have the power to affect step-change of entire industries and economies on global scale. To stay relevant in this fast changing world, everybody needs to learn in practice how to innovate like a startup. We do not just need more start-ups. We need more companies that…

GRIFFIN Accelerator

Three month intensive business program with investment Griffin Accelerator is a three month intensive program run by a group of seasoned Canberra entrepreneurs who invest in, host, teach and mentor selected startups to create successful businesses. They provide $25,000AUD Investment and mentoring over three months in exchange for 10% equity in the company. They work…

KILN Incubator

18 Month Structured Business Growth Program KILN Incubator offers a range of resources and services including education, coaching, mentoring, business advisory services, space and connectivity with the ecosystem to shorten your time-to-success (or time-to-pivot). The purpose of KILN Incubator is to support founders of high-growth potential entrepreneurial ventures and owners and operators of high growth…

SME Growth

Business Review Service The SME Growth Program is an ACT Government initiative aimed at driving small business growth and competitiveness. It will provide skilled support for business improvement and promoting opportunities and innovation through collaborative opportunities, connections with research institutions and developing and commercialising new ideas. The program is delivered on behalf of the ACT…

Experts in Residence

The CBR Innovation Network is working with selected strategic and professional advisors to provide entrepreneurs with an opportunity to book a free 30-minute private appointment to help answer their business questions. These sessions will run on the second Wednesday of each month. Limited spots available. If a session is booked out please register your interest…

Collaborative Innovation Lab

Bringing businesses together to solve innovation challenges The Collaborative Innovation Lab (CIL) is designed to identify, develop and facilitate collaborative opportunities for Canberra Business. The goal of the CIL is to encourage more intense intra-industry communication, collaboration and linkages. The CIL Program will be focused on results not activity. The program has been designed based…

Social Enterprise

Social enterprises are businesses that trade to intentionally tackle social problems, improve communities, provide people access to employment and skills development, or help the environment. Social entrepreneurs apply techniques from conventional businesses, but with a different impetus. They are motivated by solving social problems rather than accumulating private wealth. They may use either not-for-profit or…

Entry29

Canberra’s leading community co-working space Entry 29 is Canberra’s leading community co-working space. Entrepreneurs, start-ups, and innovators alike all come together and work amongst each other creating the most exciting space for new business to grow! With membership options ranging from Full-Time to Community, there is a way for everyone – no matter how small…