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Innovation Hub

Developing innovation and entrepreneurship
The University of Sydney Innovation Hub provides opportunities for students, staff and alumni to use creativity and innovation to collaborate with industry, the community and each other.

Our aim is to help students, staff and alumni connect with innovative industry partners, gain transferable skills in innovative and critical thinking, develop creative ideas and foster inventiveness.

The Innovation Hub provides access to:

  • a wide range of events every semester
  • unique training opportunities
  • one-to-one drop in sessions
  • expert helpdesks with high-profile industry contacts
  • professional development seminars
  • mentoring and advice

We offer opportunities to anyone interested in innovation, entrepreneurship and technology. Whether you want to attend a panel event and hear how an industry expert got their start, learn how to pitch, prototype a product or launch a start-up, the Innovation Hub is your first point of call for advice and support.

You can also follow us on Facebook to see regular updates about what's going on in the Innovation Hub.

Our programs

The Innovation Hub offers Startup Drop-in Sessions for students from any faculty. If you have an idea that you would like to develop into an enterprise, you are welcome to book a 30min face to face consultation with our startup expert Jim Winram.

These sessions provide an opportunity to discuss your ideas and gain specific and recommendations to help you determine your next steps.

The scheduled sessions have finished for 2018, however there are sessions available by special request – contact Innovation Hub for details.

Students can book a session to receive one-on-one professional guidance from leading industry experts in the following areas:

  • startup legal
  • coding and software
  • prototyping

Data Driven Growth through Marketing

Join us for a night of growth. This interactive evening will cover the famous AARRR pirate metrics, discuss real-life examples from startups in both Silicon Valley and here in Sydney, and include a break-out activity to get the ideas flowing, all so you can walk away with a new-found energy of how to grow your product and online business. 

Hosted by Tyler Wilchek, Head of Growth at BRICKX - The Brick Exchange

Register here.

How to Raise Capital

You've got an idea and you're ready for funding - what now? This seminar will help you find out how to raise capital with tips and advice from one of Australia's leading startup investors.

Hosted by Benjamin Chong, Founder, Investor at Right Click Capital

Register here.

For industry enquiries:

James Meade
Head, The University of Sydney Innovation Hub

For student enquiries:

Lauren Wilson
Program Coordinator

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