An innovative ACU collaboration program will provide emerging small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with unprecedented access to ACU resources, knowledge, research and expertise.
ACU Collaborate Plus is a collaboration between ACU and emerging SMEs and is based at the North Sydney and Strathfield Campuses.
The mission of the program is to connect ACU and national companies with New South Wales based SMEs in successful joint ventures through a targeted array of business services, state of the art facilities and world class resources. There will also be workshop sessions on a range of topics to support the budding entrepreneurs and SMEs.
support and strengthen the local network of entrepreneurs, SMEs and industry
enhance innovation in product and process development
assist in developing suitable organizational practices through access to research and disciplinary expertise
provide access to resources through work-integrated learning opportunities for SMEs, businesses, undergraduates and postgraduates.
The program will also provide opportunities for businesses to connect with experts through invitations to seminars and workshops, personal engagement and access to relevant publications. SMEs will also benefit from access to student projects such as market research.
ACU Collaborate Plus is currently speaking with interested parties as the project grows and develops, including:
existing SMEs looking to scale up
people interested in becoming pro-bono business mentors
others with an interest in the program.
Click here to register your interest and stay informed about ACU Collaborate Plus.
Visit the ACU Collaborate Plus website for further information. This program is proudly supported by the NSW Department of Industry.