BUSINESS GROWTH

The Darwin Innovation Hub will help you grow your business.

We facilitate business growth by providing expert advice and access to grants and funds. Learn more by reviewing our range of business growth programs below.

Recent Business Growth news, events and case studies

Grow Business Acceleration

It’s time to grow

  Northern Territory Business Owners who take time out from the day-to-day running of their companies to learn how to grow are actually experiencing growth. Dr Jana Matthews, the internationally renowned expert on business growth,…
Reducing Food waste

Solutions, Tool & Support available for SME’s to Reduce Food Waste & Loss

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Gain insights into reducing food waste in processing and packaging and learn from companies who have successfully reduced waste. Thursday 23rd September 2021 1pm – 2.15pm AEST   Speakers: Francesca Goodman-Smith, Transform…
Reducing Food waste

Successfully Reducing Your Food Waste & Loss

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Gain insights into reducing food waste in processing and packaging and learn from companies who have successfully reduced waste. Thursday 16th September 2021 1pm – 2.15pm AEST   Speakers: Mark Barthel – COO, Stop Food…
Reducing Food waste

Introduction to Food Waste from Packing to Processing – Challenges & Opportunities

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Gain insights into reducing food waste in processing and packaging and learn from companies who have successfully reduced waste. Thursday 9th September 2021 1pm – 2.15pm AEST   Speakers: Mark Barthel – COO, Stop Food…
Graduates of BAP 2021

Congratulations Graduates of BAP 2021

A big congratulations to Chartair, M+J Builders, Universal Site Monitoring and Winnellie Hydraulics who recently graduated from the Northern Territory Government's Business Acceleration Program. Australian Centre for Business…
grow business northern territory

New collaboration to accelerate growth of small and medium companies in the Northern Territory

Companies in the Northern Territory that want to grow are being offered a suite of programs by The Australian Centre for Business Growth (AUCBG), the Chamber of Commerce Northern Territory (CCNT), and the Darwin Innovation Hub (DIH). The…
Business Acceleration Northern Territory, Territory BAP

Unlocking Potential of Territory Small Businesses

Now in its fourth year, the Business Acceleration Program (BAP) is back, bigger and better than ever, with an expanded program and additional placements now available for Territory businesses. BAP is a Territory Government initiative…

Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) Grants

Applications for the Supply Chain Resilience Initiative grants are now open. Supply Chain Resilience Initiative is part of the Australian Government’s $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy. It aims to shore up Australia’s critical…

Universal Site Monitoring (USM) a finalist of INNOV8RS competition 2021!

Universal Site Monitoring (USM) has been chosen as a finalist, one of the twenty four most innovative small businesses Australia wide in David Koch’s Business Builders INNOV8RS competition 2021. After three weeks of searching, Kochie’s…
Services & Client Showcase

Entrepreneurs’ Programme Services & Client Showcase

We successfully held the Entrepreneurs' Programme Services & Client Showcase yesterday at the Darwin Innovation Hub. We thank all our presenters for delivering insightful speeches - it was a privilege to have our Delivery Partners,…
Services & Client Showcase

Entrepreneur’s Programme Services & Client Showcase

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The Entrepreneur’s programme can help transform your business, getting you from where you are to where you want to be. Our unique services give you access to expert advice and financial support through grants to help you progress your goals. At…
USM Accelerating Commercialisation Grant

Accelerating Commercialisation Grant secured by Universal Site Monitoring USM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HscAmcVn-qM Congratulations to Universal Site Monitoring (USM) for being awarded the Accelerating Commercialisation Grant! USM won $698K for their next generation personal safety monitors for workers in…

Business Transformation Skills (Post COVID-19)

Looking to develop the skills needed for you or your team to drive Business Transformation? This practical workshop will introduce the tools and methods needed for organisations to rapidly transform their operations. Rapid profit turnarounds…
Womens Innovation Pitch Northern Territory

Women’s Innovation Pitch Northern Territory

Join the Hon. Lauren Moss MLA, Minister for Women, for the Women’s Innovation Pitch. About this Event The Northern Territory Government is hosting the Women’s Innovation Pitch, where six Territorian women will pitch…

Business Transformation Skills (Post COVID-19)

Looking to develop the skills needed for you or your team to drive Business Transformation? This practical workshop will introduce the tools and methods needed for organisations to rapidly transform their operations. Rapid profit turnarounds…

Business Transformation Skills (Post COVID-19)

Looking to develop the skills needed for you or your team to drive Business Transformation? This practical workshop will introduce the tools and methods needed for organisations to rapidly transform their operations. Rapid profit turnarounds…

Strategic Negotiation and Influencing

This workshop will highlight methods and strategies to drive business growth, increase revenue/profit and reduce costs.  You are invited to attend 3 x 60 minute interactive online sessions on strategic negotiation and influencing. This practical…

Wrap up 2020

Whilst 2020 stopped the Nation and the world, it proved unstoppable for the Territory. Fortunately, the Territory managed to miss a lot of the negative effects of the pandemic, and everyone pulled…

Manufacturing onshoring

The last few months have created a new focus across Australia Supply Chains, especially the reliance on imported goods and extended supply chains. For many products the case for ‘making it here’ is being re-assessed. This is a trend that…

Supply Chain Resilience Initiative

Overview On 1 October 2020 the Australian Government announced a new $107.2 million Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to help position Australia to better respond to future crises such as COVID-19. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic…

Webinar: Access emerging Asia-Pacific markets with ADB Ventures

Scale your technology and diversify your market reach whilst delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia-Pacific Wednesday 2nd December 2020, 1.30pm to 3.00pm ACST – Webinar Do you have a capable management team that is looking…
Innovative Australian businesses reach 500 grant milestone

Innovative Australian businesses reach 500-grant milestone with the Entrepreneurs’ Programme

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The Entrepreneurs’ Programme has invested more than $240 million in innovative Australian businesses, with 503 grants offered under Accelerating Commercialisation since 2014. The Entrepreneurs’ Programme’s latest Accelerating…
Singapore and Northern Territory partner

Accelerating space tech – Singapore and Northern Territory partner through MOU

The Territory is shooting for the stars this week as the NT Government and the Darwin Innovation Hub sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cap Vista Pte Ltd, the strategic investment arm of the Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology…

Manufacturing Onshoring Webinar

The last few months have created a new focus across Australia Supply Chains, especially the reliance on imported goods and extended supply chains. For many products the case for ‘making it here’ is being re-assessed. This is a trend that…

Business Acceleration Program – Growth Modules Cohort 2

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.

START-GROW-FUND launches across the Territory

The Darwin Innovation Hub held it’s START-GROW-FUND event on Thursday the 10th of September to an audience of over 100 local business community members. The event held in both Alice Springs and Darwin highlighted opportunities for a range…
Australian Centre for Business Growth

Rebound and Grow – What to do, when, why and in what order

An intensive one-day workshop on what it takes to grow a company, delivered by world-renowned business Growth Expert Dr Jana Matthews.

Commonwealth’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme establishes inaugural NT delivery partner

The Darwin Innovation Hub, Northern Territory’s startup and innovation center, has been appointed as one of 7 Delivery Partners of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme across Australia by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science,…

Business Acceleration Program – Growth Modules Cohort 2

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.

Darwin Innovation Hub appointed as one of 7 Delivery Partners of the Entrepreneurs’ Program across Australia

As the Founder and CEO of the Darwin Innovation Hub (DIH), I take great pride in writing to you today, to inform you that after a rigorous and competitive tender process we have been appointed by the Australian Government Department of Industry,…
HYRA Darwin

Darwin startup HYRA launches app

Only a few weeks after showcasing their app at the Darwin Innovation Hub's Business Acceleration Social Hour event, HYRA has officially launched. HYRA is an app based peer to peer network that provides users with the ability to search quality…
The NT Drones Network

NT Drones Network Seminar Presentations

The NT Drones Network are the collaborative group of business, industry, academia and government leading the Northern Territory (NT) drone industry. The network identifies collaborative opportunities that can benefit the NT as well as issues…

Business Acceleration Program – Growth Modules Cohort 2

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.
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Business Innovation Program

With the goal of supporting local jobs and growth in the Northern Territory across broad industry sectors and providing expert skills to the start-up ecosystem the Darwin Innovation Hub (DIH) has now successfully shifted into the next phase…
nt drones switching on darwin program suppliers

NT Drones Network Seminar

The NT Drones Network are the collaborative group of business, industry, academia and government leading the Northern Territory (NT) drone industry.
nt drones switching on darwin program suppliers

Business Innovation Program – Applications now open

Applications for the Business Innovation Program (BIP) are now open with businesses able to apply for funding of up to $30,000 on a dollar-for-dollar matched funding basis. Business Innovation Program The BIP helps Territory businesses…
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SME ConnectER

Applications now open for NERA’s SME ConnectER program at AOG 2020

NERA is inviting applications from small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with innovative solutions for the oil and gas industry to participate in their SME ConnectER event at the 2020 Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG).…
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Calling for Business Innovation Program suppliers

Applications for the Business Innovation Program (BIP) opened on 1 November 2019. DTBI are now calling for registrations to become a registered supplier for the program. As part of BIP, all applicants will be required to select a supplier…

Business Acceleration Program Graduation – Darwin

Congratulations to the first cohort of Territory companies who graduated from the Business Acceleration Program in Darwin last week. The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the…
business innovation program

Business Innovation Program applications now open!

Applications for the Business Innovation Program are now open with businesses able to apply for professional mentoring through an Innovator in Residence program and funding of up to $30,000 on a dollar-for-dollar matched funding basis. The…

Business Acceleration Program – Growth Clinic Darwin

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.
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Business Innovation Program information session

This session will provide you with information on how the Business Innovation Program (BIP) can provide access to integrated coaching, funding and ecosystem opportunities in a wraparound service to support your business to develop and implement a business Innovation Commercialisation Plan.
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Business Innovation Program information session

This session will provide you with information on how the Business Innovation Program (BIP) can provide access to integrated coaching, funding and ecosystem opportunities in a wraparound service to support your business to develop and implement a business Innovation Commercialisation Plan.
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Business Innovation Program information session

On behalf of the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation, we would like to invite you to attend an information session on the Business Innovation Program (BIP). This session will provide you with information on how the program can…
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Territory Space Industry Forum – Alice Springs

Hear from a range of industry experts sharing the latest developments and prospects for the Territory space industry.
darwin space industry forum

Territory Space Industry Forum – Darwin

Hear from a range of industry experts sharing the latest developments and prospects for the Territory space industry.
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Third Wednesday October

Third Wednesday October - Taking you to the stars and beyond With the establishment of the Australian Space Agency, the Australian Government has set a goal for tripling the size of the domestic space industry to AU$12 billion and employing…

Territory Space Industry Forum – Nhulunbuy

Hear from a range of industry experts sharing the latest developments and prospects for the Territory space industry.
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Business Innovation Network NT (BINNT)

BINNT is an informal groping of businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs interested in pursuing innovation in their businesses and/or guiding and mentoring innovation by others. The network aims to keep the innovation conversation stimulated…
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Department of Trade, Business and Innovation

The Department of Trade, Business and Innovation is supporting Territory innovators to take their ideas from conception to commercialisation. The Department will be offering $50,000 in Business Innovation funding to the winner of the 2019 Croc…
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Business Acceleration Program – Growth Clinic Katherine

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.
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Business Acceleration Program – Growth Clinic Darwin

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.
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Business Acceleration Program – Growth Clinic Darwin

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.
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Business Acceleration Program – Growth Clinic Alice Springs

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.
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Business Acceleration Program – Growth Clinic Darwin

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.
Growth Clinics

Business Acceleration Program – Growth Clinic Darwin

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.

Business Acceleration Program – Growth Clinics 2019

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth. Program Overview The Business Acceleration Program consists…
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Business Acceleration Program Launch

Thank you to everyone who joined us in launching the second Business Acceleration Program for NT companies in Darwin this morning! The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the…
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Business Acceleration Program 2019 Launch Event

Following the success of the Business Acceleration Program in 2018/19, we're excited to announce that the program - an initiative of the Northern Territory Government hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub and delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth - will be offered again in 2019/2020!
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Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University is a research-intensive public university which has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the colleges of Engineering, Business, Science and Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and its Graduate…
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Business Acceleration Program – Module 1 Highlights

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNqgO_Sirjg What CEOs/MDs say about the Business Acceleration Program NT CEOs/MDs share their highlights from Module 1 of the Business Acceleration Program.
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Business Acceleration Program

Business Acceleration Program - Module 1 The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth. Last week,…
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Business Acceleration Program: Growth Modules

The Growth Modules are a series of three, three-day modules that teach CEOs/MDs and their Executive Team how to lead, manage and grow their companies.

Do you have an i for innovation?

https://youtu.be/VCcq64xpSMQ The Northern Territory Government has released it's first ever Northern Territory Business Innovation Strategy. A key part of the strategy is celebrating the Territory's unique business innovation stories. This…

Business Acceleration Program Growth Clinic November

Business Acceleration Program Growth Clinic November! Join us at the Darwin Innovation Hub for the final Growth Clinic for 2018.
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Innovation grants and voucher scheme

Applications are closing soon for small business innovation grants! Innovation grants under the BISI program are now open.
business acceleration program growth clinic

Business Acceleration Program Growth Clinic

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.
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Business Acceleration Program – Dr Jana Matthews Launch Video

https://aucbg.app.box.com/s/o08nt59i10zmkxby7etdjjqczl30p47c Business Acceleration Program Intensive business growth program that enables CEOs/MDs and executives of NT-based companies to identify growth opportunities, overcome business challenges,…
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August Newsletter

https://mailchi.mp/90948f234e43/darwin-innovation-hub-newsletter-august August has been an extraordinarily busy month as we inch closer to Croc Pitch in October! Entrepreneur in Residence Dean Alle conducted our first Croc Camp down in Alice…
Business Acceleration Program

Business Acceleration Program Launch Darwin

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the NT Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.
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Business Acceleration Program Launch Event

We're excited to announce the Business Acceleration Program, an initiative of the Northern Territory Government hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub and delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.

Chamber of Commerce Business at Sunset

Join us for the Chamber of Commerce's Business at Sunset  Our Third Thursday for March will be moved to the Third Wednesday as the Darwin Innovation Hub is proudly hosting the Chamber of Commerce's Business at Sunset at the Hub.  We are…
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January Newsletter

http://mailchi.mp/4349c60b504f/darwin-innovation-hub-newsletter-january-346393   2018 is off to a flying start! And just like that, the first 180 days of the Darwin Innovation Hub have been and gone! As our cohort continues to evolve…
Indigenous Economic Development Forum

Innovation Panel at the 8th Indigenous Economic Development Forum

The Darwin Innovation Hub is very proud to have been part of the 8th Indigenous Economic Development Forum!
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Facebook Family of Apps with Melissa Verner Green

Melissa Verner Green, Head of Melbourne Agency & Government at Facebook and Instagram provided insightful information about all things Facebook, Messenger and Instagram and how to best utilize each app for your business. 
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DIH establishes European Union collaboration

DIH established a European Union collaboration partnership with Innovathens, the Hub of Innovation & Entrepreneurship of Technopolis City of Athens.