Helping your startup through COVID-19
Canberra Innovation Network stands behind the massive community efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 and recognises the challenges everyone must be facing. We have collected a toolkit of resources and information for our community.
Stay up to date
Find out about the latest grants and support from both federal and territory governments about how you can continue operating throughout this pandemic.
Talk to us
Book an appointment and have a chat with a member of our Team. They can help you flesh out innovative ideas that will help you pivot your business throughout this period.
Be ahead of the curve
There are weekly webinars and frequent online events on offer. Refresh your mind and learn how to innovate from Canberra’s leading entrepreneurs.
Is your business located in the region?
You may want to connect with your local representative in the Canberra Region Innovation Network. This group of organisations and local councils work together to assist the emergence and growth of innovation projects and companies in the broader Canberra Region.
Startups making a difference
Startups and innovative companies in Canberra have moved quickly to make a difference during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Read more about the businesses and initiatives that are making an impact, in all sorts of different ways.
Information & Resources
- ACT Government
Supporting local businesses and the economy
Coronavirus information and support for business
Economic Response to the Coronavirus
- Australian Taxation Office
Support for businesses and employers
- Tourism Australia
Government support and assistance for the tourism industry
Scott Leggo is an artist and entrepreneur with words of advice for Canberra as an Adaptive City10 June 2021
Creative entrepreneur Irene Lemon says the economy, our communities and a bright future all depend on creators, performers and entertainers.25 May 2021
“The disruption of COVID-19 can provide a catalyst for innovation for clever entrepreneurs and established businesses alike,” says CEO, Petr Adamek.7 September 2020