The Accelerator program is an opportunity to take your idea to the next level. You will go through a process of testing and improving  your business through access to mentors.

Deakin University agrees to provide mentors, space, use of university equipment (when available) and funding to spend on development of your startup.

Mentors will be assigned to each team and will meet regularly as ideas are developed into full prototypes within a planned time period. Mentors will provide business, technology, design and entrepreneurial experience, knowledge and guidance to teams.  There will be an opportunity to network with other teams in the Accelerator Program in the dedicated Spark space on campus. Space is available both in Burwood and Waurn Ponds.

The teams agree to work extensively through the time period to agreed milestones and budget. Resources will be provided to assist the team members to setup a company as part of the initial process, if a company does not already exist.

Further information will be provided as details are confirmed. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to email

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