NSW Innovation & Productivity Scorecard: First edition

admin/ September 20, 2018/ Event/ 0 comments

On Thursday 16th August I had the pleasure of attending the presentation of the first NSW Innovation and Productivity Scorecard by the NSW Innovation and Productivity Council. Being unique as the first and most comprehensive measure of an Australian state’s productivity and innovation performance, it was a great chance to see NSW’s ranking on key metrics relative to other Australian

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‘Game changing’ New Technology Is Headed To NSW

admin/ July 5, 2018/ Event/ 0 comments

Bright Future for NSW Ryde MP Victor Dominello  said at a North Sydney Innovation Network (NSIN) event on Tuesday 29th of May that other states are looking to NSW for leadership in innovation and technology. Mr Dominello has high hopes for the Premier State and strongly believes that it could become a leader and an example for the country. The Ryde

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AgTech Opportunities Abound

admin/ May 17, 2018/ Event/ 0 comments

Agtech, the new ‘it’ industry AgTech is the industry to be working in, according to Sarah Nolet, founder of AgThentic, our speaker for April at Australian agriculture: Ignored by tech no longer?. “There is no better place for agrifood tech than Australia,” she said. Agriculture is in the middle of major shifts: increasing demands for food, changing consumer preferences, becoming

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Pitching and Prizes: David Cox Shares His Experience

admin/ May 5, 2018/ Event, Pitch/ 0 comments

In October, 2017, David Cox, from Advanced Catering Solutions took part in one of the North Sydney Innovation Network’s regular pitch events. Here’s his summary of what he gained from the experience… I entered the NSIN Pitch Contest. I saw it as an excellent opportunity to practice pitching in front of welcoming and friendly judges and audience. I received some useful advice

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Preparing For Drones Means Open Discussion and Forward Planning

admin/ May 1, 2018/ Policy/ 0 comments

The North Sydney Innovation Network on Friday (27th April 2018) launched a report: Flying Robots in the Skies Above Our Neighbourhoods: Are North Shore Councils and Communities Ready for Drones? with the help of Mr Trent Zimmerman, Federal MP for North Sydney.  The report explores the drone market, different types and uses for drones, opportunities and risks, regulations and what

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Pitching and Networking: Magical Mix at our April Event

admin/ April 27, 2018/ Event/ 0 comments

Xavier Juillard is a University of Technology, Sydney student about to finish his Bachelor of Business with majors in marketing and management. Beside his work at IGA and his internship at North Sydney Innovation Network, Xavier is a keen triathlete currently training for his first Ironman that will take place in Port Macquarie in 2019. (On Twitter: @XavierJuillard) Pitching for

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Pitch Events: Get up and do it!

admin/ April 13, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Pitch events North Sydney Innovation Network runs a series of events throughout the year including pitch events. The general flow for the event includes three things: Pitching Class with an awesome coach Pitches Chat with Speakers, Judges, and other entrepreneurs. General Pitching Advice A pitch is not just for money or a current need! So often, we get ‘I don’t

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Mixing Israeli Chutzpah with Chinese Order: New Institute of Technology in China

admin/ March 9, 2018/ Event

Author: Shireen Bernstein is a PhD candidate in Media Psychology with a passion for innovation and technology and how it can improve lives and mental health. Thriving on the varied nature of her academic and professional work, she loves a good run on the beach and her daily dose of chocolate. Shireen is also the Insights and Partnerships Manager for the

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How to Scale Your Business the Right Way

admin/ February 21, 2018/ Event

Author: Nikola Kucerova. Nikola moved to Sydney from Slovakia. She is a software developer at GROW Super, a fintech start-up passionate about improving the lives of everyday Australians through superannuation. She is usually easy to come across at the nearest alternative rock concert.   Expert sales, marketing and growth founders share Savvy entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts met on Wednesday 7 February

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Be Part of the North Sydney Innovation Network: Our Top 6 Ways

admin/ November 27, 2017/ Uncategorized

Do you live or work (or both) in Sydney’s North and have an interest in innovation? Be part of the North Sydney Innovation Network. Perhaps you are a responsible for product development in a large company or you run an Accelerator program or a coworking space. Or perhaps you have started a business that you think could be the next

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