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Training & Workshops

Space Foundations

Space Foundations is a free online course for you to gain foundational knowledge and skills in commercialising space technology.
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Medtech Foundations

This online learning course takes you through the building blocks of establishing a successful medtech or biotech business in NSW. Each lesson is taught by an industry leader and features case studies, useful resources, and activities to apply your learning.
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Deep Tech Elevate

November 21st, 2023
Deep Tech Elevate is an immersive 2-day workshop with a supporting e-learning course designed to empower deep tech startups and propel your businesses along the commercialisation journey.
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Space Elevate

November 1st, 2023
Space Elevate is a course a fast-paced, hands-on workshop for Australian researchers, engineers, and early stage entrepreneurs with revolutionary space tech idea looking for personalised advice and feedback to help you grow faster. Applications are open for Space Elevate in Sydney.
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HealthTech Hub Masterclass: Thinking about commercialisation? What are the different options

October 10th, 2023
If you want to turn your life-changing research into real-world patient outcomes, you might be thinking about how this could become a commercial product or solution. Join our complimentary masterclass to understand what the different options and pathways are to get from research to impact.

HealthTech Hub Masterclass: How can I protect my Intellectual Property and why is it important?

November 7th, 2023
When you start thinking of commercialising your research or innovation, one of the first questions will be to understand what Intellectual Property has been created, how can you protect it, and how you can use it to design a real-life product or solutions that will benefit patients and clinicians alike.
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Events & Recordings

WATCH: Tech23 National Online Event: Dr Anastasia Volkova, Regrow

April 13th, 2023

As part of Cicada x Tech23, we hosted a national online event to celebrate the achievements of Tech23 alumni and the opportunity for Australia's deep tech ecosystem. Regrow is an alumni of both Cicada and Tech23 (2017). Its founder and CEO, Anastasia Volkova, joined us on a special conversation with our CEO, Sally-Ann Williams. Watch the full event as they reflected on her deep tech journey building a global deep tech company that is enabling regenerative agricultural practices across the globe.

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WATCH: The Art of Science Communication When Building a Business

Can you communicate the story of your deep tech startup in a clear, engaging and accurate way? Hear insights, tips, and practical advice from two exceptional STEM communicators, Phil Morle (Partner, Main Sequence Ventures) and Kylie Ahern (CEO & Founder, STEM Matters) at this Cicada Buzz.

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Cicada x Tech23

Showcasing 23 of Australia’s most promising early-stage ventures, Cicada x Tech23 is an annual festival celebrating radical innovation and brave ideas from the world of deep tech. The event connects founders with an audience of problem solvers, investors and big thinkers – inviting the ecosystem to support game-changing people and ideas that can revolutionise our world.

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