WHO THE PROGRAM IS FOR
Early-stage entrepreneurs with an innovative business idea looking for expert advice to begin their commercialisation journey.
Our program provides expert advice to businesses wanting to incubate and accelerate internal ideas for potential spin-off’s.
The program provides a commercialisation pathway for academics and entrepreneurs seeking to commercialise research.
StartNT Case Study
HoldAccess is a customer of the DIH’s StartNT program. Jason Davis (Founder, HoldAccess) has moved his business into the DIH and secured a safe note from the Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund. Being at the DIH has exposed HoldAccess to critical and strategic networking opportunities in international supply chain and technology development.
We asked Jason how the DIH’s StartNT program has helped his business…
“For Hold Access—a startup up technology company—building a concept from the ground up has been a commitment to a vision fuelled by passion, experience and innovation. The vision for a new technology that offers a solution to age old business problems. Gaining the support from the professional team within the StartNT program has enabled Hold Access to grow and build faster with the essential ingredients required to seed, grow and scale as a software solution. The team at StartNT have provided the critical advice essential for any early stage startup, helping the business to move faster with sharper insights from proven professionals.” Jason says.
About: HoldAccess enables individuals to hold and easily access their identification and verified information, including existing proof of heritage certification for First Nations’ people. Users can access and control their information any time in any environment, solving a problem for people who live regionally or without safe digital access. HoldAccess also offers integrated Enterprise Software so employers connect faster to their workers, building industry safe work cultures and improving government tendering on procurement conditions.
“We found that manufacturing was hampering innovation because commercialising required enormous capital expenditure. Many inventions just didn’t make it to production… The DIH’s StartNT program will provide invaluable local help to early stage innovators looking to commercialise…”
About: SPEE3D has developed a revolutionary high speed, 3D printing process for metals that makes parts in minutes.
“If you have an idea or a concept and you are passionate about it and believe it is worth pursuing, the Darwin Innovation Hub is a great place to find guidance, pathways to commercialisation, and investment opportunities”
About: Corrosion Instruments designs, manufactures and sells cathodic protection monitoring and measurement equipment. De-mystifying the art of CP measurement with highly accurate, simple, automated instrumentation.
“Since basing our business out of the DIH offices in Darwin, the DIH has facilitated numerous networking opportunities to grow our business into international markets. The DIH is constantly buzzing with energy and opportunities, and we’re excited to be a part of it.”
About: Manufacturing and through-life support of the G-111T AAI Turboprop Albatross Amphibian Aircraft.