Spotlight: Issue 10

“The greatest benefit to working with the UNE SMART Region Incubator has been the exposure and connections that have arisen. The pitch competitions have been invaluable as both a catalyst for clarifying our value proposition and as a means of communicating the...

Spotlight: Issue 9

“I value the support of the SRI as a sounding board, connections with other business people and the learning opportunities help to develop new ideas and make business more sustainable”. The Unstoppable Seasons of New EnglandTara Toomey is the inspiring woman behind...

Spotlight: Issue 8

“When I joined the SRI I was a sole operator and now I have five employees working as a team to help grow our company” Moss Environmental's Shonelle Gleeson-Willey - leading change for women in the construction industryEnvironmental consultancy, Moss Environmental was...

Spotlight: Issue 7

“The value in the level of support & access to learning opportunities through the SRI has been both hugely beneficial in terms of focus and growth for both myself and my business”  Take a walk in the boots of SRI Founder, Penny CrawfordPenny Crawford has worked as...

Spotlight: Issue 6

“We’ve been with the SRI based in Armidale since very early on in our journey, and it’s helped us make valuable connections in the region with both farmers, agronomists and other agtech companies”  SRI founders, FarmLab are on a carbon mission FarmLab provides farmers...

Spotlight: Issue 5

“We gather goods not readily available in the mainstream marketplace. Our aim is to express sentiments of gratitude and appreciation in the creation of a gift that evokes the generous and abundant spirit of country Australians" SRI founder, Georgie Rogers creates a...

Spotlight: Issue 4

"Developing the Family HQ app was all about making life easier for parents when their little ones are sick, providing piece of mind for them when they need it most" Family HQ launch new appLiz Crowe and Sarah Gleeson are regionally based healthcare professionals who...

Spotlight: Issue 3

"Red8 received an Accelerating Commercialisation Grant earlier this year and are looking forward to successful commercialisation of their system in 2021" Meet SRI Founders Sarah Burrows and Anita Taylor from Red8 ProduceRed8 Produce is solving problems across the red...

Spotlight: Amy Kelly

"Building my business in the region is exciting and working alongside other regional startups in Tamworth is inspiring" What's new from SRI Founder Amy Kelly from Big Sky RelocationsBig Sky Relocations provides practical, essential relocation support to companies and...

Spotlight: Roger Fairest

"The SMART Region Incubator has been a sounding board for ideas and given us access to some really knowledgeable people who can help with specific problems."   What's new from SRI Founder Roger Fairest from 'Drone That'Drone That uses Remote Piloted...