Connect with the Smart Region Incubator

Pull up a chair and hear from experts in everything from the startup ideation process to commercialising your product. Hear from industry representatives who are here to help unlock funding opportunities. Hear from our research experts, sharing compelling case studies to bring their findings to life.

The SMART Conversation: Lecture Series, Blog and Events

Being a part of the UNE SMART Region Incubator is about more than just finding a work space. It’s a place to test ideas, to ask the big questions (and the small ones) and to hear from others who are working towards their own success. The SMART Conversation brings you an ecosystem of experience and knowledge to draw from, giving your business an edge that only comes with strong networks of like-minded people. Join us in person or online for events and workshops, or keep tabs on the big ideas via our blog. Step into the SMART Region Incubator and join the SMART Conversation



Recent Events

from the Smart Region Incubator

It’s a wrap!

  It's always fantastic to get our cohort together. Many had travelled from Tamworth and were meeting for the very first time. After three hours of hard work, each founder presented their freshly honed pitch to a group of judges, including special guest Dr John Howard...

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In Conversation with Anna

Third generation local producer Sam White, went in conversation with Anna Speer, the CEO of AuctionsPlus this week over lunch, when the SRI teamed up with over fifty local producers from Ebor Beef to hear Anna’s amazing story.

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We offer open events for the community, workshop events for education and development and members-only events in support of our Founders and Mentors.

Visit our Armidale and Tamworth campuses to see what’s on offer to the innovation ecosystem through UNE SMART Region Incubator.