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Google partners with Sydney University to expand accelerator program nationally

10:24PM | Friday, 4 October 2013 |  Sydney University’s entrepreneurial accelerator program INCUBATE is set to span universities across the country thanks to a partnership with Google announced this week.

Biohackathon winner snags $3000 prize after 60 prototypes

4:58PM | Wednesday, 24 April 2013 |  The winning team of Australia’s first-ever biohackathon has been awarded a $3000 cash prize, admitting it came up with the winning solution after 60 initial prototypes prior to the contest.

University of Sydney start-ups set to Incubate with $1 million funding

3:00AM | Friday, 22 March 2013 |  Student start-ups accepted into the University of Sydney’s Incubate program have raised more than $1 million in funding, as well as struck up a partnership with BlackBerry.

Eight start-ups selected for Incubate program at University of Sydney

12:15PM | Friday, 7 December 2012 |  The University of Sydney Union’s Incubate program has selected the eight successful start-up teams who will use $5,000 grants to develop their ideas over the university’s summer break.

Five key business course trends from Australian universities

10:57PM | Monday, 22 October 2012 |  How successful are Australian universities at creating entrepreneurs? If you’re looking at further study, here are five key business course trends you should be aware of. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

Sydney Uni’s student union launches start-up program Incubate

9:00AM | Tuesday, 25 September 2012 |  The University of Sydney Union has launched a development program in the hope of identifying high-potential start-ups on campus, securing entrepreneur Matt Barrie as a mentor.

Professional training for the weekend athlete

9:24PM | Monday, 3 September 2012 |  Pro Training Programs connects grassroots athletes with professional trainers and coaches. For founder Cameron West, inspiration for the venture struck while watching NRL highlights on TV.

Why redundancy can be the ideal start-up springboard

2:40PM | Monday, 27 February 2012 |  As redundancies flood the Australian job market, it’s worth remembering that “victims” of retrenchment can become the entrepreneurs they always wanted to be. BY EMILY ROSS.

NFC technology makes food arrive faster

11:42AM | Thursday, 3 November 2011 |  We’ve all heard of near field communication technology being used to make mobile payments, but a student from the University of Sydney has taken it one step further.

Australia failing to get top start-up ideas to market: Report

10:36PM | Thursday, 6 October 2011 |  Australia is falling down on the “entrepreneurial supply chain” from research to industry, meaning that many promising start-up ideas are not being commercialised, according to a new report.