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Apply now for Curtin Accelerate

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 If you’re a Curtin student, staff member or graduate looking to get an innovative business idea off the ground, take part in Curtin Accelerate – a free, 10-week program where you’ll be provided with the support and guidance you need to commercialise your idea.

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Applicants that align to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will be favourably reviewed.

What does the program offer?

If you are selected for entry into the program, you’ll receive:

  • A $5,000 equity-free grant
  • Business start-up workshops designed and delivered by an experienced program manager
  • Access to key industry contacts and networks, including commercialisation experts, investors and potential partners
  • 10 weeks personalised mentoring from specialists in digital marketing, business growth, intellectual property and finance to help build and improve your idea for commercial success.
  • Free registration to the West Tech Fest 2021 conference, and exposure to the Extreme Tech Challenge and associated global community of investors and entrepreneurs.

Curtin Accelerate will run from February to April 2022. Applications open on Monday 6 September and close on Monday 1 November.

Interested? Apply now via the sign up form on the Curtin website.