Today’s challenges, tomorrow’s breakthroughs

While the world faces some of the most complex challenges in history, we live in a time of groundbreaking scientific progress. Deep technology has the potential to benefit the lives of people around the globe and create radical positive change environmentally, socially and economically.

At Cicada Innovations, we support the most ambitious deep tech ventures focused on the world’s most pressing problems and promising opportunities.

Our Areas of Focus


How can we extend human life and cure disease?

Environment + Energy

How can we protect the environment and design systems that preserve resources?

Food + Agriculture

How can we create food security and feed a growing population? 


How can space exploration and research benefit humankind on Earth? 

Intelligent Industry

How can intelligent machines supercharge human productivity?


Our work in health spans from supporting award-winning health tech ventures and offering a range different programs to help innovators commercialise their solutions.


Partnered with the NSW Government, our National Space Industry Hub offers physical facilities, resources and accelerator programs to emerging space ventures and researchers. 

Food + Agriculture

We have a long history of supporting groundbreaking Australian agtech ventures. 

Companies that have participated in our Growlab programme have collectively raised over $80m. 

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