Bubble Gum Interactive shares in $10 million CA funding round

12:45PM | Monday, 5 December 2011 |  Sydney-based games studio Bubble Gum Interactive is one of 23 innovative companies to share in $10 million through Commercialisation Australia, along with a host of health-related projects.

IP available for free at University of NSW

11:49PM | Wednesday, 9 November 2011 |  Australian universities are being encouraged to make their intellectual property available for free, after the University of NSW said it will offer IP licences to entrepreneurs at no charge.

Australia’s untapped university innovation

9:17PM | Monday, 12 September 2011 |  While there are some instances in which universities and business are working together to build new industries, initiatives are few and far between. Experts say it is an area we need to develop.

Biotech start-up Spinifex gets $6.3m in funding

9:38PM | Monday, 12 September 2011 |  Spinifex, a biotech start-up, has received a $6.3 million funding boost to help it bring its nerve pain therapy to market.

Commercialising Australia

8:30PM | Tuesday, 16 August 2011 |  StartupSmart spoke to Commercialisation Australia CEO Doron Ben-Meir about the challenges faced by start-ups attempting to get government funding, as well as get his tips on how to land a grant.

Vaccine product Nanopatch gets $15 million investment

8:00AM | Thursday, 4 August 2011 |  An innovative start-up that has developed a needle-free vaccine delivery product has received $15 million in investment capital to commercialise its work.

I’ve been told I need “proof of concept”. What is this exactly?

7:49PM | Monday, 25 July 2011 |  Most savvy investors will share the same concerns, so a well-constructed POC will be paramount to your fund-raising.

Government grants pump $13 million into new inventions

3:00AM | Monday, 7 March 2011 |  Commercialisation Australia backs 34 organisations in 2011 funding round with grants of up to $2 million each.

Angel dinner launched for tech start-ups

2:07PM | Monday, 7 February 2011 |  Technology start-ups have been urged to submit their funding applications for the next Innovation Bay angel dinner.

Helping start-ups go global

1:03PM | Monday, 10 January 2011 |  We speak to Viki Forrest, CEO of the San Francisco-based network, to find out if Aussie enterprises are making their mark on Silicon Valley.