ENTRY 29’s annual Hackathon ACT, held over 29th and 30th November, saw 18 teams compete for prizes. HACT2014 took part in the ‘#TRIHACK’ weekend of hackathons; we coordinated simultaneous hackathons in Wollongong, Canberra, and Bega as part of unlocking innovation … Continue reading
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The Canberra Innovation Network will be launching next month, with the ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher MLA, opening this exciting event. The launch also provides an opportunity to network with the start-up community housed in our facilities, as well as … Continue reading
DTF recipient awarded $1.3 million in two separate National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants
DTF recipient, Associate Professor David Tscharke from the Research School of Biology awarded $1.3 million in two separate National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants for his work into viruses such as influenza and herpes. Associate Professor Tscharke’s DTF … Continue reading
DTF recipient, Dr Steve Lee has won the prestigious ANSTO Eureka Prize for Innovative Uses of Technology.
Dr Lee developed a simple and cheap way of making a high-powered lens that can transform a smart phone into a high-resolution microscope. The concept behind the ‘DIY Droplet Lens’ is very simple. The lenses are formed using droplets of … Continue reading
ANU Connect Ventures congratulates GRIFFIN start-up, Enabled Employment on being selected for Tech 23, Innovation Island.
Enabled Employment, a unique employment service changing the way people with disability find work. The company matches skilled candidates with telework employment opportunities through an online portal. All jobs advertised are completely virtual, removing many of the physical barriers people … Continue reading
InnovationACT is excited to announce the launch of the 2014 program! This year, the program is undergoing some exciting changes, aimed at: – Increasing the learning and toolkits provided to participants; – Increasing the diversity supported ventures by catering to … Continue reading
Discovery Translation Fund Project Recipient nominated as finalist for 2014 Eureka Prize for Science.
Congratulations to Dr Steve Lee, whose DTF project is called Towards an Ultra Lightweight SmartPhone Compatible Microscope. Dr Lee has been nominated in the “Innovative Use of Technology category”, alongside collaborator Dr Tri Phan from the Garvan Institute of Medical … Continue reading
Five Canberra based businesses have been accepted into the inaugural 2014 GRIFFIN Accelerator program. Launched by the Chief Minister Katy Gallagher in March over 40 teams applied from Canberra, Australia and overseas. Focussing on ‘Servicing Government’ the accelerator program has … Continue reading
ANUCV supports the launch of The GRIFFIN accelerator, a collaboration between several of Canberra’s innovation-led institutions.
About the GRIFFIN Accelerator It is a startup accelerator in Canberra, Australia. Once a year we invite entrepreneurs to apply for a place in the 3+3 program for the opportunity to validate their idea, develop networks and fine-tune their business … Continue reading
ANUCV investee company, Stagebitz has been selected as a finalist in the StartupSmart Awards 2014, “Best New Start up” category! The StartupSmart Awards Night will feature some of Australia’s leading entrepreneurial talent, see http://startupsmart-awards-2014.startupsmart.com.au/# for more details.