Take your idea to the next level with the I2N Accelerator

Gain access to a supportive community of problem solvers, tailored coaching which will help validate a fit between a significant problem and your idea, invention, or research project.

I2 N accelerator 2024

The University of Newcastle's Integrated Innovation Network (I2N) is gearing up to launch its highly anticipated All-Industries Accelerator. With a focus on turning ideas and challenges into opportunities, the I2N is renowned for cultivating entrepreneurial mindsets behind many of the region's most innovative businesses and leaders.

The All-Industries Accelerator promises a guided experience aimed at rapidly validating business ideas and preparing founders for investment.

The program offers a three-phase structure, starting with the Pre-accelerator, followed by the Accelerator, and concluding with the Incubator phase. Each phase is designed to provide participants with the necessary resources and guidance to progress in their entrepreneurial journey.

The Pre-accelerator Phase offers deep dive workshops, weekly coaching sessions, peer networking opportunities, and partner benefits. It aims to help startups validate their ideas and solutions and lay the groundwork for success in the subsequent phases.

As part of the Accelerator Phase, participants will engage in a series of workshops covering essential topics such as Milestones, Storytelling, Marketing & Branding, and more. They will also benefit from Lunch & Learn sessions, Demo Night, coaching sessions, mentoring, coworking space, and discounted tech platforms. This phase is focused on preparing startups for growth and investment.

Program schedule:

Application phase: Mon 29 Jan - Sun 7 Apr
Pre-accelerator phase: Wed 1 May - Wed 19 Jun
Accelerator phase: Wed 21 Aug - Wed 13 Nov
Incubator phase: Nov 2024 - Mon 30 Jun, 2025

The I2N Pre-Accelerator is the best first step for anyone considering entering the I2N Accelerator or I2N Cleantech Accelerator later this year. Applications for the I2N Pre-Accelerator close on April 7.

Did you miss the I2N Pre-Accelerator Information Session? Catch up on what happened with the recording.

For more details on the I2N Accelerator program, go to the University of Newcastle website here.

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