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November 2023

🚀 Last call to join the innovation celebration of the year

ON Core Sydney 2023

ON Core 2023 is not one to be missed, so we’ve extended the deadline to register until Thursday 30 November! 🎉

We’ve seen some incredible science through ON, but nothing that cures FOMO.

If you've already registered, your seat isn't officially reserved until you share a few extra details so please remember to follow this step. Behind the scenes, exciting plans are in motion, and we can't wait to share them to you!

If you think you should be on the door list for ON Core, but your diary is still looking… less than blocked out on 7 December… then something’s not right. Receiving the ON Core calendar appointment means we’re looking forward to seeing you there, so follow up today by emailing

The stage is set, anticipation is building, and that's not all!

We've been on the move: from SXSW Sydney, to the KCA Annual Conference, to this year’s InnovationAus Awards… this edition is packed with those highlights, plus a roundup of the latest innovatiON news.

ON Prime 14 teams are currently showcasing around the country

It’s not too late to register for Melbourne and Adelaide

In the current ON Prime round, 51 teams from 26 universities and organisations, including CSIRO’s business units like Ag & Food, Manufacturing, and Data61, are represented. Showcases have taken place in Sydney and Brisbane, with upcoming events in Melbourne and Adelaide. These teams will discuss their potential markets, industry collaborations, and impact strategies. After the formal presentations, you can network with the various teams during lunch. Visit our website to register and learn more.

Calls for ON Prime 15 now open

Attend our upcoming Applicant Briefing Session

The ON Prime program is for the curious researcher, those looking to understand the potential of their research. If you know a researcher or a research team that would benefit from the program, we'd love it if you would help us spread the word!

ON Accelerate 8 teams converge in Sydney for Bootcamp

Stay tuned, ON Accelerate 8 cohort announcement coming at ON Core!

The top 20 ON Accelerate teams came together for the first time in Sydney this week for Bootcamp, a two-day in-person deep dive before the teams kick start their ON Accelerate journey in the new year.

ON takes centre stage: showcasing innovation at various events

Collage of images from various events attended by ON innovation team

We were proud to be a Platinum sponsor of the recent 2023 KCA Annual Conference, where experts from around the country came together to discuss best practice industry engagement, commercialisation and entrepreneurship for research organisations. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our coffee cart for a complimentary brew and to chat about our ON program

Renowned industry and cultural festival – SXSW – took over Sydney for the first time ever, with the Conference and Expo showcasing the best of tech and innovation, music, screen, and gaming industries. The SXSW Tech and Innovation Expo featured team ON alongside other CSIRO teams, SME Connect and Company Creation and, together,  we chatted to thousands of start-up folk, inspired venture capitalists, and engaged with students and innovation experts.

At the 2023 InnovationAus Awards for Excellence, we celebrated excellence in research translation. A special shoutout to our ON Program alumni, Genics, for winning the "Translation Hero" award and CSIRO spin-out company v2food, who won the “Food and AgriTech” category.

Other CSIRO opportunities

Ecosystem opportunities

ON Alumni in the news

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