Cyber Security Business Accelerator

Find new customers and unlock growth challenges.

Accelerate the growth of your cyber business

Are you looking for support for your cyber security solution? We’re calling on cyber security businesses in the Canberra region to take part in a Cyber Security Business Accelerator Program.

Join with a group of your peers to work on finding new markets for your cyber product or service. Get targeted support, access to leading experts and opportunities to dip into a grant funding pool of over $100,000.

Apply entrepreneurial innovation methods to accelerate the growth of your cyber business through interactive workshops using high-growth business development techniques. In this 10 week program, you’ll gain the knowledge and tools to take your cyber security solution forward with practical exercises, relevant case studies and industry expert panel discussions. In a group of like-minded people in similar stages, you’ll be challenged and supported.

The Cyber Security Business Accelerator starts on Monday 24th May – apply now as places are limited.

There is no charge for participation. This program is designed to be complementary to other programs available to cyber businesses.

Who is this program for?

Startups & Spinouts

For startup companies looking to scale or growing spinouts.


Researchers looking to translate their work into new business ventures

Established Companies

Teams of intrapreneurs in established cybersecurity companies.


Related Industry

Such as IT companies that are pivoting to focus on cybersecurity

Australia’s Cyber Security Capital

Through its cutting edge infrastructure, high technology companies and national security organisations, Canberra is perfectly positioned as Australia’s Cyber Security Capital.

It has the largest concentration of security agencies, organisations and assets delivering cyber security in Australia, is home to world-class research institutions and has the highest educated workforce in Australia (with the most security clearances!).

The Canberra Innovation Network delivers unique connections with businesses, government agencies, higher education and research institutions and talent. Work with us to grow your world-class solution.

Find new customers and unlock growth challenges.Applications open soon

What is the time commitment?

  • This program will include:
    • 4x half-day workshops
    • 4x 1 hour accountability sessions
    • 5-20 hours of homework.

Grants and additional help

  • Participants will be able to apply for grant funding to assist their project from a pool of over $100,000.
  • To be eligible, the business must be registered in the ACT.
  • Funding decisions will be made by an independent panel.
  • Participants can apply for one of five free Growth Labs.

We're here to help

Whatever stage your business is in, there are a range of opportunities in Canberra.

Find out about additional funding pathways, training & skill development opportunities and connect with a like-minded innovation community.

We value your feedback! Learning from customers is crucial, whether it’s a compliment, comment or complaint.
It’s really important for us to know what we’re doing well and what we can improve on.

If you have feedback on any of our programs or your user experience, please let us know.

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