“Connecting Innovation to Opportunity”

Innovation In The Hunter

The Hunter region has been recognised for innovation since it was established in 1804, and this reputation continues today, for a thriving ecosystem exists. This ecosystem is based on collaboration and knowledge sharing and is catalysed by Hunter iF.

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Hunter iF is a for-purpose support organisation whose mission is to encourage and facilitate investment, jobs, and growth in the Hunter as it undergoes significant change. Providing a unified hub for innovative founders, students and businesses from in and around the Hunter to access a comprehensive, cohesive, and accessible package of services, programs and opportunities to support them at any stage of business.

Hunter iF is accelerating the evolution of innovative ideas to successful outcomes by connecting opportunities in the Hunter with support from across New South Wales, Australia and beyond. By working collaboratively with the regional innovation community, we can unite our region’s best and brightest with the tools and resources they need to succeed.


Our sponsors play a vital role in helping Hunter iF support the local Innovation Ecosystem and exist to encourage all innovators in the region to exceed expectations.

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