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 at the UNE 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. We’re offering 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.

Meet the UNE SMART Region Incubator Support Team

You’re driven to grow your business as a Founder, build the business community as a Mentor or to support the innovation ecosystem as an Innovation Partner. The UNE SMART Region Incubator team are here to make magic happen – from showing you the ropes around our spaces in Armidale and Tamworth, to introducing you to the member of the incubator who will help turn your ideas into gold. We’re makers, talkers and thinkers too, and we’re here to make sure our members thrive.


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