First sods turned on vertical campus in the Bankstown CBD

The first sods have been turned on Western Sydney University’s newest vertical city campus in the Bankstown CBD, triggering the creation of hundreds of new jobs and boosting the economy of South West Sydney. The …

Business innovation challenge sparks new collaboration

CSIRO, Western Sydney University and Macquarie University are uniting to deliver the Innovation Districts C19 R&D Challenges (IDC), designed to accelerate businesses working for a better future post-COVID-19. The IDC project is a $3 million …

Conexie dominates as startup of the month

The Conexie team #UrbanFutures2020 have been killing it these past few weeks! Kudos to Matthew Waugh Jake Hannan Sebastian Jacobs. 1) They have been named in the National Finals of the Entrepreneur World Cup 2020 (Top 15 in Australia)! 2) The …

Start it up: industry unites with universities to innovate in pandemic

Colin Fisher started his water recycling business from home 24 years ago. The coronavirus pandemic has meant he has been working from home again. The pandemic has also encouraged him to adapt his technology and …

Western Sydney University and NAB partner on small business support program

Western Sydney University’s Launch Pad business incubator, with the support of National Australia Bank (NAB), has launched the ‘Innovating Through Adversity’ program to assist small businesses cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Vice-Chancellor …