Founders Fireside Chat in Uralla

Founders Fireside Chat in Uralla

Regional Outreach UNE SRI founders from Tamworth, Uralla and Armidale gathered at the New England Brewing Co in Uralla for our monthly fireside chat. Each founder gave a brief milestone update plus enjoyed the chance to share experiences. It was so lovely to have Anna...
Q&A with SRI Business Development Manager

Q&A with SRI Business Development Manager

Although just eight months old, the SMART Region Incubator (SRI) now has an impressive 36 start-up companies on its books – companies that may soon be contributing to the prosperity of regional Australia. Here, Business Development Manager Liz Egan talks about...
Innovating Horticulture in the Region

Innovating Horticulture in the Region

Dr David Hadley of UNE Business School has recently delivered the findings of research into the Controlled Environment Horticulture (CEH) industry in NSW, particularly focusing on the potential for development. The feasibility study examined options for this industry,...
Dutch Founders share their story

Dutch Founders share their story

‘Founders Stories’ – Every few weeks here at the UNE SMART Region Incubator, we gather around and hear from one of our founders. This is an informal bonding session, and a chance for our community of startups to learn more about each other’s background and how...
Inspiration from a leading light

Inspiration from a leading light

Dr Zhengrong Shi shared his startup story with our Founders, from PhD student at UNSW to Founder of Suntech, the world’s largest producer of photovoltaic panels.  Dr Shi described the ups and downs of his journey and the challenges with scaling up and finance and...