Local Innovation Network Projects

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Local Innovation Network Projects

Hunter iF is a not-for-profit Company Limited by Guarantee which has been established to encourage, facilitate, advance and support innovation in the Hunter region with a focus on creating quality jobs and opportunities and increasing productivity, investment and economic growth for the public benefit. It draws on the collective experience of its members with the chief aim of providing comprehensive, coordinated, cohesive and connected regional innovation ecosystem support in order to incubate and accelerate quality innovative ideas to successful outcomes.

In 2018 Hunter iF received $300,000 Local Innovation Network funding to deliver a suite of activities to develop regional entrepreneurship and support start-ups and small to medium enterprises (SMEs) across the state. This funding was provided to Hunter iF to support the development and delivery of the following projects:

  • Hunter iF Project Coordinator
  • Hunter iF Website
  • Investor Training Program
  • Mentor Training Program
  • Hunter Region Pitch Events
  • Media & Investor Outreach Program
  • Hunter iF Startup Xpress