providing the necessary skills, tools and networks
to those looking to begin their entrepreneurial journey
Launching in August
Unleash your inner
InnovationACT (IACT) is a learning journey where teams participate in workshops, hear from experts and build connections within the startup community.
Each year, hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs from across Canberra take part in IACT, with the top ideas sharing the $50,000 seed pool.
The program is open to students, staff and graduates of Canberra's major tertiary institutions.
Ready to kick-start your entrepreneurial journey? Participate in IACT16.Take Part in IACT16
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Supporting the next
generation of innovators
We have an experienced group of mentors from a range of disciplines to help guide the teams on their way as they develop their ventures.
Passionate about entrepreneurship and looking to give back to the community? Mentor an IACT16 team.become a mentor
If you are interested in becoming a mentor, send us a message and we will follow up with you directly.
Demonstrating what Canberra's Startup community has to offer
We are proud to be part of the local innovation ecosystem and help link teams to the rest of the community, though networking oppportunities, speakers and expert consultations.
Interested in connecting with some of the next big ideas? Get involved as an IACT16 Community Supporter.support the program
If you are interested in becoming a supporter, send us a message and we will follow up with you directly.
We're bringing research & education to the innovation sector
IACT helps to nurture the innovators of Canberra's tertiary institutions, providing an avenue for entrepreneurs to further develop their skills and ideas.
Looking to foster innovation in your institution?
Become an official IACT16 Partner.
If you are interested in becoming a partner, send us a message and we will follow up you directly.