Grow your business with help from Innovation Connections

Find out how the Entrepreneurs’ Programme assisted two Australian businesses…

Karen Sheldon Catering and SuperCool

Are you ready to find out how Innovation Connections can help your business grow through research and innovation?

The Innovation Connections element of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme, helps connect small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with expert facilitators who can identify knowledge gaps that are preventing business growth.

Two Australia businesses, Karen Sheldon Catering and SuperCool, engaged research assistance through Innovation Connections to help take their business to the next level. We have created some videos showing their experience with the Entrepreneurs’ Programme.

The customer experience videos

SuperCool

SuperCool is a group of companies that focuses on the manufacturing and distribution of air conditioning and refrigeration. They were 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.

Karen Sheldon Catering

Karen Sheldon Catering is a Darwin-based wholesale food manufacturer and Indigenous employment training business. They were 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 shelf-life of its existing pre-order meals.

About the Entrepreneurs’ Programme

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme uses private sector, experienced Business Advisers and Facilitators to ensure businesses get the advice and support they need to improve their competiveness, productivity and seek growth opportunities.

The Programme offers support to business through:

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