Student entrepreneurship

ANU fosters student entrepreneurship with a range of educational programs and other innovation resources, including:

  • InnovationACT: Free two-month student entrepreneurship program from ANU, with workshops, expert seminars, mentorship and a $50,000 grant pool.
  • Summer Founder Pilot Program: Free two-month program to help early-stage student-led ventures fast-track their growth.
  • ANU Makerspace: A community available to ANU staff and students, providing users with resources to experiment, investigate, prototype, and solve problems. 
  • TechLauncher: A course from the College of Engineering & Computer Science that enables students to use their theoretical knowledge and computer science skills, and apply it to a real-world research project.
  • Canberra Innovation Network (CBRIN): We work closely with Canberra's innovation and startup communities to ensure students have easy access to relevant networks beyond the University. If you're a student interested in entrepreneurship and not sure where to get started, contact

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ANU Summer Founder Pilot Program

Are you an ANU student team working on an innovative venture? Need help getting it to that next stage and ready to launch? The ANU Summer Founder Pilot Pro…

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