Building Startup & Innovation Ecosystems throughout Regional Australia

Challenge Update With just 4.5 months until SEGRA 2016, I thought it appropriate to ramp up communication leading into the Albany event as a means to invite more regions to get involved in the challenge. Now is as good a time as any to get involved as it’s a challenge which will continue on over[…]

Startup & Innovation Tablelands National Host for Future Agro Challenge

This week Startup & Innovation Tablelands (ST) hit another nation-wide milestone by becoming the first organisation accorded the right to host the Australian arm of the global Future Agro Challenge (FAC), an international innovation/entrepreneurial competition for the ag sector and for all businesses which touch on agriculture. Jess Fealy, leading the FAC charge for ST, says,[…]

SEGRA Challenge

theSPACE Australasia, with the support of SEGRA aim to map  (ie: understand where the regions are at) and develop Startup & Innovation Ecosystems across regional Australia over the next 12 months (and beyond). Over the past four years theSPACE (in conjunction with key stakeholders) have been building a startup & innovation ecosystem in Cairns (and[…]

Cairns to lead regional Australia in creating entrepreneurs

A Cairns-based Innovation Champion will lead other regional towns and cities across Australia to develop startup and innovation ecosystems. Troy Haines, Director of theSPACE Cairns, will lead the charge after winning the prestigious 2015 Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia (SEGRA) Challenge Award at a conference in Bathurst last week. “Here in Cairns we have[…]