IXP: INNOVATION EXPERIENCE PROGRAM
Career development and exploration in a unique, high growth start-up environment
The Innovation Experience Program (IXP) is a unique industry placement program for PhD students. This program matches PhD candidates to Cicada Innovations’ resident deep tech start-ups and scale-ups.
The program runs for six months (full-time) where students have the opportunity to explore alternative career paths within science-based start-ups, gain experience in research commercialisation and experience working with others in a dynamic, fast paced deep tech start-up.
IXP and The WIDER opportunity
Access to Industry Leaders
Regular fireside chats and exclusive events with world leading experts on deep technology topics
Entrepreneurship Training & Knowledge Sessions
Held by industry leaders on topics such as intellectual property, patent strategies, customer centred design, pitch crafting, finance 101, market validation and marketing, etc.
Social & Networking Events
Monthly networking events bringing together the wider deep tech ecosystem including entrepreneurs, researchers and corporates