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Programs

CBR Innovation Network’s Lean Startup Workshop Series

CBR Innovation Network’s Lean Startup Workshop Series The CBR Innovation Network, in collaboration with the Griffin Accelerator, run a series of monthly workshops in startup methodologies and best practices. Titled ‘Lean Startup Workshop Series’, the workshops cover all aspects of startup methodologies, from customer validation through to market validation and business model generation. The workshops…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Entry29

Canberra’s leading community co-working space Do you need one seat or ten? The Entry 29 co-working space provides office space at a fraction of the cost of other options. The fifth floor vantage provides a magnificent backdrop with Canberra’s CBD, Parliament House, and the Brindabella Mountains. South-facing views provide plenty of natural sunlight (without glare…

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…

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…

iConnect Grant Program

The ACT Government’s Innovation Connect grant program is designed to help Canberra-based businesses develop innovative products and services. If your business is in the early stages of preparing an innovative product or service for investment or commercialisation, then Innovation Connect may be able to help you get to the next step. The program has two…

Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre

Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre provides business advice, education and training, mentorship and networking opportunities to help new and existing start-ups, early stage and high growth businesses commercialise their ideas and grow their companies. There is no out of the box solution, so Lighthouse tailor an approach to meet the specific needs and current stage of…

Indigenous Australian Business Support Program

The CBR Innovation Network (CBRIN) runs an Indigenous Business Support Program to support Indigenous Australians in business, entrepreneurship and innovation. Within the program CBRIN has a range of initiatives, services and events aimed at increasing the participation of Indigenous peoples in business, with a keen eye to consultations with Indigenous communities to inform the practices…

STIR

Microgrants for creative entrepreneurs. Stir is a crowd voted micro-grants platform for Creative entrepreneurs living in the ACT and surrounds. 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 2 month voting period, with the most voted projects receiving…