Enterprise Lab

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Cultivating Future Entrepreneurs

As Australia’s engaged University, the Southern Cross Enterprise Lab activates future entrepreneurs to develop solutions to problems worth solving. 

The Enterprise Lab nurtures the innovation ecosystem in the Northern Rivers region through vibrant collaboration between entrepreneurs, researchers, students, and mentors. Providing access to resources, knowledge, talent, and spaces to turn ideas into action, the Enterprise Lab is a dynamic space where solution-driven entrepreneurs start, grow and scale. As a venue for meaningful and immersive events and workshops, the Enterprise Lab is committed to building the entrepreneurial capacity of the Northern Rivers region.

It enables the development of enterprise capabilities in problem solving, critical thinking, and communication. These highly portable skills provide significant opportunity to apply an innovative approach to overcome challenges and experiment with new and forward-thinking ideas.

What is the Enterprise Lab?

The Enterprise Lab aims to build the capacity and capabilities within the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Northern Rivers region.

The Enterprise Lab is a startup hub and co-working space located at Southern Cross University in Lismore and functions as a node in the NSW entrepreneurial ecosystem. Participants of Enterprise Lab programs have unrestricted access to the physical co-working space for the duration of their program.

See the upcoming events calendar for workshops, panel discussions, speaker series and startups presenting their Live Pitch ideas.

Are you an up-and-coming start-up located in the Northern Rivers?

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The Enterprise Lab Start-up in Residence Program helps early stage teams to further refine and validate their ideas. Teams live in our open plan co-working space, and have access to professional mentoring and university resources.