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Programs & Workshops

Cicada Medlab: Commercialisation 101 Online

November 17th, 2022
Designed and delivered by experts, Cicada MedLab workshops develop the fundamental research commercialisation skills of scientists, researchers, clinicians, and budding entrepreneurs in medtech and biotech. Supported by the REDI initiative, powered by MTPConnect, made possible by the MRFF. The workshops are delivered across Australia.
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Space Fast Start

Fast Start is a 6-month intensive program tailored for ambitious space ventures so they can supercharge their commercialisation journey.
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Space Foundations

Space Foundations is a free online course for anyone wanting to build their knowledge and capabilities of space commercialisation.
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NSW Health Commercialisation Training Program - Info Session

December 7th, 2022

The NSW Health Commercialisation Training Program, run by Cicada Innovations, has been designed by industry experts to help you maximise the impact of your health innovation and successfully commercialise your technology. Join this online info session to get an overview of the program, its workshops, and how to apply.


Events & Recordings

Space Hub Connect

November 16th, 2022

Join us for our last Space Hub Connect of the year at Cicada Innovations! Through the viewpoints and lessons of three successful space entrepreneurs and key players, we'll learn diverse pathways to building a space business and explore the rising career opportunities in the Australian Space ecosystem.

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Hardware Connect

November 24th, 2022

Come along for a gathering of all those interested in the NSW deep tech startup community and learn from expert viewpoints. 

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WATCH: Pathways to Science Entrepreneurship

​As part of the Australian National Science Week 2022, we hosted a webinar and explored three unique pathways into science entrepreneurship from: a researcher who founded a business, a corporate leader who became a founder, and a serial entrepreneur.
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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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