The University of Newcastle, Australia

Case studies

Big Al's

Aaron van der Stadt has revived an iconic Newcastle eatery using a new business model, satisfying appetites across generations.

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BlockSmart

A team of three twenty-somethings are set out to revolutionise the way Australians comprehend crypto assets and cryptocurrency.

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Boris Novak

Boris Novak

It’s common to think of startup founders and entrepreneurs as being bold risk takers. But seasoned entrepreneur Boris Novak will tell you that isn't exactly how it works.

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Broader Learning

Mitch McLeod and James Rabbit founded a company which provides programs in coding, robotics and STEM to school students.

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CakeServer

Having pursued a career as a structural engineer, Jade Ryan also happens to be a professional baker which has been the source of inspiration for co-founding her own startup.

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Hrvoje Tutman

CloudSense

CloudSense Solution Architect, Hrvoje Tutman, is leveraging the I2N's links to University of Newcastle graduate talent to build his R&D team here in the City.

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Compeat

Compeat Nutrition

Daniel and Alicia Edge are cofounders of an online sports nutrition platform, aiming to take professionals out of the clinic and deliver the best performance nutrition advice anywhere, anytime.

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Yolanda

Creatures & Co

Yolanda Surjan is the founder of Creatures & Co, a startup which uses proven radiation therapy for humans and applies it to skin cancers for animals. Since 2017 Creatures & Co has been delivering clinical trials for this radiation therapy to horses, cats and dogs in Sydney.

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nutsnbolts

Design Nuts

Kylie and Glenn Burrett of Design Nuts believes that most people are capable of drawing in the same way most people are capable of reading.

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Diffuse Energy

Diffuse Energy

Three UON Engineers have discovered a way to double the energy production of standard wind turbines and are charging through the commercialisation pathway for their research discovery.

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EliteRobotics

Elite Robotics

Three co-founders behind a promising Hunter-based startup are working industriously now so that humans can work less later.

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Hone

Hone

Three years ago, Antony Martin of Hone Agriculture and his team of 12 were just three PhD students in a sorghum field trying to breed the best version of the cereal grain for a biofuels project.

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Hunter Belle Cheese

Hunter Belle Cheese

Now more than ever Newcastle is experiencing its place in the startup sun. It’s rapidly transitioning, but innovation isn’t limited to this city by the sea.

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Jaffly Chen

You don't need to be an entrepreneur to have an entrepreneurial mindset. Just look to Jaffly Chen as an example.

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MGA Team

MGA Thermal

Alex Post is one part of the MGA Thermal team looking to revolutionise energy storage and accelerate the shift to renewables.

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