News and events

News

News

Tea and Coffee

News • 12 Apr 2021

Free night rations at the library

As the seasons change, we know you're still in our spaces studying late.

Bal Dhital

News • 8 Apr 2021

Social enterprise innovators recount story of keeping it simple

University of Newcastle alumni share their innovation journey as founders of social enterprise Borne Clothing at I2N's Startup Stories.

Tricia Martin

News • 4 Mar 2021

Practical founder shares story of combating rising youth unemployment

Tricia Martin shares her innovation journey as founder of the Hunter Region's first online platform that helps students develop their skills through interactive digital internships at I2N's Startup Stories.

Researchers launching a drone with LiDAR remote sensing equipment

News • 26 Feb 2021

Drones to predict where water pipes are at risk of bursting

With leaking and burst water pipes costing water authorities and consumers time and money, as well as wasting a precious resource, researchers at the University of Newcastle are developing drone technology to help predict which areas, and even which specific pipes, are at risk of water loss through corrosion.

eClipse digital tool

News • 22 Feb 2021

Digital tool to dial back COVID-19 anxiety, depression and alcohol use

With more than a third of Australians now drinking alcohol daily, compared to 6 per cent pre-COVID-19, researchers are developing a digital tool to help communities manage the ongoing impacts of COVID-19.

Lachy Gray Square

News • 4 Feb 2021

Considered founder shares his insight of helping teams learn faster

Lachy Gray shares his innovation journey as co-founder of uniquely distributed edtech startup at I2N's Startup Stories.

NERA logo

News • 1 Feb 2021

Hunter Region Nominated as a Hydrogen Technology Cluster

The Hunter region has been chosen as the Hunter Hydrogen Technology Cluster in an announcement made today from National Energy Resources Australia (NERA).

Professor Alex Zelinky AO

News • 11 Jan 2021

University of Newcastle VC Professor Alex Zelinsky formally takes over the reins as Chair of NUW Alliance

As universities return to work after the holiday period, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Newcastle, Professor Alex Zelinsky AO, will today formally take over as Chair of Australia’s largest higher education joint venture, NUW Alliance.

VMS cohort

News • 17 Dec 2020

I2N mentors and program participants provide their top content for 2020

Summer innovation inspiration from the I2N's Venture Mentor Service mentors and ventures as they reflect on their achievements turning ideas into impact.

Honeysuckle team wearing high-vis

News • 2 Dec 2020

Major milestone for Honeysuckle campus as sustainable build “tops out”

The University of Newcastle’s first stage of its Honeysuckle City campus hit a major milestone today with the Stage 1A building ‘topping out’ and on track to be the first 6-star Green Star building for sustainable development in regional NSW.

Events

Events

JTDs pitching

Event • 29 Apr 2021 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join the Dots - Pitching

Hear from founders and business leaders throughout the region as we explore the art of pitching.

Funding Roadmap

Event • 3 May 2021 from 8:00am - 9:00am

Funding Roadmap

Find out first-hand what opportunities are available to bring your new product, process or service through the phases of “explore – experiment – accelerate – scale” right here in the Hunter.

Jennifer Holland

Event • 5 May 2021 from 8:00am - 9:00am

Startup Stories - Jennifer Holland (Throat Scope)

Join us at Startup Stories for an engaging session with one of Australia’s brightest medtech CEO’s and local Newcastle entrepreneur as she shares her insight into building a world-class company and scaling it across the globe.

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