For brilliant ideas needing investment.

If you’ve got a brilliant idea that needs some investment in order to come to life, The Innovation Connect Grant (ICON) could be just the thing for you. ICON offers eligible entrepreneurs and startups an opportunity to apply for a competitive, matched-funded grant of between $10,000 – $30,000 to help get their innovative projects to the next level.

Currently open for Expressions of Interest.

Book an Intro Meeting

We are passionate about the innovation community and want to help you find the right information, opportunities and connections to help you turn your idea into a high impact, commercial reality.

Book in for a free 30 minute consultation with a member of the Canberra Innovation Network.

Startups working remotely
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Weekly Innovation Challenge

This lockdown, spend an hour outside your normal business each week to refresh your mind and develop your skills with other entrepreneurs. Learn how to create and test a new idea or change in your business, and join a community of entrepreneurs as you take on a one-week challenge.

If you’re growing a business, developing a product or just want to change the world, our goal is to show you relevant new ideas and challenge you to rapidly try them out.

Meet the innovation community

Come to our monthly get-together First Wednesday Connect which aims to energise, share stories and encourage collaboration between entrepreneurs, researchers, investors and innovators of all sorts.

people at First Wednesday Connect

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