Entrepreneurs’ Programme customer experiences

Accelerating Commercialisation

Flurosat

Flurosat has developed a platform that analyses images from aerial photography and satellites to determine the stress on plants (particularly crops). This information is then provided to agronomists and farmers to assist them to respond to the needs of crops, improving yields. The Accelerating Commercialisation grant allowed them to fast track their trials and development.

Helimods

HeliMods Pty Ltd is a technical and engineering leader in helicopter modification, customisation, and configuration management. Accelerating Commercialisation assisted Helimods with design finalisation, achieve certification, and to commercially launch a new innovation - the Powered Aero Loader™ (PAL™). PAL is a zero-lift push-button operated powered stretcher loader system for rapid loading and unloading of road ambulance stretchers.

CADWalk

CADWalk Global is a company that has used the Accelerating Commercialisation element of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to bring their augmented reality technology to a worldwide market.

IR4

IR4 is an advanced manufacturing company that has used the Accelerating Commercialisation element of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to bring their company’s technology to market.

Tourism Sector

whitsundays 2 everywhere

Whitsundays 2 everywhere is a tourism business operating airport transports from the Whitsunday Coast Airport to Airlie Beach in Queensland.

As a rapidly growing small family business, the Entrepreneurs’ Programme has helped them to identify and develop growth strategies to grow their business.

Supply Chain Facilitation

Bengalla Mining

Bengalla is a coal mining company in the Hunter Valley. The Entrepreneurs' Programme Supply Chain Improvement Project has assisted their suppliers to better understand the requirements of Bengalla and improve their capability in the supply chain to Bengalla.

Bombardier

Bombardier constructs trains and trams for the Australian region and is located in Victoria. The Entrepreneurs' Programme Supply Chain Improvement Project has assisted their suppliers to better understand the requirements of Bombardier and improve their capability in the supply chain to Bombardier.

Volvo Group Australia

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme has assisted a number of companies in Queensland to improve their operations as part of the Volvo Group Australia supply chain.

Northwest Mining Equipment and Technology Services

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme has assisted a number of companies in Tasmania to improve their supply chain capability.

Mining Equipment, Technology & Services

Australian Ceramics Engineering

Australian Ceramics Engineering is one of the premier service providers to the mining industry in WA.

The company engaged with the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to help them improve productivity, quality, and delivery performance of the company.

Whittle Consulting

Whittle Consulting are specialists in integrated strategic planning for the mining industry.

The business engaged with the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to undertake a business evaluation and help them refine their marketing to achieve audience cut through.

Growth Services

Exquisine

Exquisine is a manufacturer of sensational desserts and have developed their own brand – Ddesserts. Growth Services has helped the business to expand into Asian markets and also to supply the local market.

ModularWalls

ModularWalls manufacture composite boundary walls for the residential and commercial sectors.

The business has been helped by accessing a range of services offered under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to grow their business.

Multigate Medical Products

Multigate Medical Products manufacture and sell a range of medical and surgical consumables.

The business has been helped by accessing a range of services offered under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to grow their business.

Medical Technologies & Pharmaceuticals

Seipel Group Pty Ltd

Seipel Group Pty Ltd are a nutraceutical company in Queensland. The company has accessed several elements of the Entrepreneurs' Programme to transform their business from a home-based business to a corporate organisation with sales offices in the US. The company has opened new markets in Asia and embarked on an impressive growth trajectory.

Luina Bio Pty Ltd

Luinabio is a contract manufacturing organisation, manufacturing biopharmaceutical drugs, for use in human clinical trials. The Entrepreneurs' Programme has assisted them to identify the skills needed to manage a rapidly growing company.

Clarity Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Clarity is an innovative radiopharmaceutical company developing targeted therapies for cancer and other serious diseases.

Clarity Pharmaceuticals accessed a range of services under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to examine their operations, and help them identify ways in which they could improve the business.

MedAdvisor

MedAdvisor is an IT company that has developed a medication management app that links the patient with the pharmacy.

MedAdvisor, was helped by the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to develop systems and processes to help the business scale.

Innovation Connections

TAE Gas Turbines

TAE Gas Turbines, (now TAE Aerospace) received assistance through the Innovations Connections element of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to collaborate with the CSIRO to create a wearable technology product using virtual reality, specifically aimed at the aviation industry.

Karen Sheldon Catering

Karen Sheldon catering is a catering and Indigenous employment business located in Darwin. The business was helped by the Innovation Connections element of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to link with researchers at the University of Queensland to investigate how the Kakadu plum could increase the lifespan of its existing pre-order meals.

SuperCool

SuperCool is a group of companies that focuses on the manufacturing and distribution of air conditioning and refrigeration. The business was helped by the Innovation Connections element of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to link with researchers at the Griffith University to provide scientific input into product development.

ICT & Professional Services

CT4 Pty Ltd

CT4 is a leading provider of cloud services that has been assisted by the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to transition from managing hosted services, to managing and supporting public cloud offerings.

Pitt and Sherry Operations Pty Ltd

Pitt &s; Sherry is multi-specialist engineering and environment consultancy, achieving intelligent outcomes and sustainable solutions for industry, government and communities. A business evaluation helped the business transform from a Tasmanian focussed company to becoming a National company, with broader employee ownership and a contemporary corporate governance structure.

Deepend Melbourne

Deepend Melbourne is a full-service digital agency. Deepend engaged the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to undertake a business evaluation to help develop strategies to manage and grow the business.

Single Cell Mobile Consulting

Single Cell Mobile Consulting is a software development and consulting company based in Sydney. The company accessed the Entrepreneurs Programme and undertook a business evaluation to review their marketing, grow their business and expand into new markets.

Advanced Manufacturing

Chamberlain Pty Ltd

Chamberlain Australia is the worlds largest manufacturer of garage door openers and access solutions. The Entrepreneurs' Programme through the Business Management element has helped the company to transform their business and improve and increase their contract manufacturing capabilities.

A’Vard Industries

A’Vard is a small business in Victoria that has been helped by the Entrepreneurs Programme to undertake a business evaluation and transform their business.

TILT Industrial Design

TILT Industrial design is a specialist industrial design consultancy working with architects, developments, and artists to develop new concepts. TILT accessed the Entrepreneurs Programme to develop strategies to grow the business.

Advanced Manufacturing

Natural Evolution

Natural Evolution creates a unique green banana flour, resistant starch for food products and green banana skin care products. They had access to a range of services under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to help grow their business and develop innovative products.

Allied Grain Systems

Allied Grain Systems manufacture and install grain handling equipment. The Entrepreneurs’ Programme helped them identify key priority areas and develop strategies to grow their business.

GP & SJ Daly

GP & SJ Daly is a small family owned business producing and suppling washed and brushed potatoes to retail outlets in Tasmania. GP & SJ Daly saw an opportunity to develop further products from their waste potatoes into potato salads and mash, as well as starting their own potato vodka distillery. The Entrepreneurs’ Programme helped them by growing their business and expanding into new markets.

Incubator Support

Slingshot

Slingshot is a corporate accelerator program that has successfully run accelerator programs for international and national brands (Qantas, HCF, Caltex, Lion, and more). The I2N Hunter Regional Accelerator is a Slingshot program run in collaboration with University of Newcastle (UON). The Incubator Support initiative funding allowed their program to be accelerated by 2-3 years.

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