Australia’s home for deep tech

Cicada Innovations is Australia's flagship deep tech incubator. With a twenty year track record of developing ventures focused on the world’s most pressing problems and promising opportunities. Through our incubator and commercialisation programs we support innovators with cutting-edge labs and training, access to mentors and a community of ambitious peers.

Purpose built for innovation

Over 50 resident ventures work together in our dedicated space that offers custom labs and offices, specialist events and a thriving community.

Full-lifecycle support

For innovators at the start of their journey, we offer a host of learning opportunities and resources to build foundational knowledge in commercialise their ideas and scaling a venture.

Creating connections

We bring together ventures and industry to find ways to support the deep tech ecosystem and unearth new ideas. Collaborating with Cicada allows industry partners to access our unique community of problem-solvers, makers and brilliant minds.


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Upcoming programs and events

Info Session - NSW Health Commercialisation Training Program

August 5th, 2022

Join us for this info session and learn more about the program that will help you boost your healthtech idea into a sustainable business.

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Cicada Medlab: Commercialisation 101 Workshops

Designed and delivered by industry and commercialisation experts, Cicada MedLab workshops develop the fundamental research commercialisation skills of scientists, researchers, clinicians, and budding entrepreneurs in medtech and biotech. This training is supported by the REDI initiative, powered by MTPConnect, made possible by the MRFF.

Starting August 2022 and delivered across Australia.

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Introduction to Intellectual Property

August 3rd, 2022

Delivered by Wrays, one of the largest privately owned intellectual property specialist firms in the Australia. This Seminar introduces you to the necessary knowledge to protect your intellectual property and the high level strategies for protecting your ideas in the health tech sector.

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Discover tomorrow

Explore insights and perspectives from a community working at the forefront of research, science and engineering.

The deep tech opportunity

For every $1 generated by a deep tech company, more than $3 of value is created for other startups, businesses and the general public. We believe deep tech has the potential to transform the Australian economy.

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