Knowledge is Power, but only if you share it

As Melbourne Knowledge Week comes to a close, I'd like to reflect on some of the great things shared, the events that took place, and the awesome ideas on offer #MKW17 was absolutely incredible. In it's 6th year now, it feels as though it continues to get better and better every year. The 2017 hub located … Continue reading Knowledge is Power, but only if you share it

“You better shape up” cause we need some ENERGY

What an electrifying time we had at LAB-14 for MEI & Powershop's Energy Hack 2016 The puns were ablaze, the hashtags were trending, and ideas flew like sparks of electricity. Last weekend, LAB-14 and the Carlton Connect Initiative played host to one of the first energy-focused hackathons. Drawing together the combined power of The University … Continue reading “You better shape up” cause we need some ENERGY

Innovation is the flavour of the month

From hackathons to startup weekends, innovation announcements and big precincts, it's been a great week in Melbourne for entrepreneurial culture Those of you who were lucky enough to be at Inspire9 on Friday morning would have seen Philip Dalidakis (the Minister for Innovation and Small Business) and heard his $60million LaunchVic startup announcement. Along with … Continue reading Innovation is the flavour of the month

Melbourne’s the place to be – startups, hackathons and tonnes of tech

Over the last two weeks Melbourne has seen the Unearthed hackathon as well as the Future Assembly Tech Expo. It's a city bursting with startup culture! Following success in Perth, the team from Unearthed bought their people to Melbourne for one of Australia's only resource focused hackathon. By bringing together devs, designers and industry professionals, some amazing … Continue reading Melbourne’s the place to be – startups, hackathons and tonnes of tech

How 3D printing is paving the way for innovation

Recently, The University of Melbourne and The Research Bazaar held its annual 3D printing showcase Just over 3000 people came through the doors of Wilson Hall to witness what the world of 3D printing has to offer. The amount of technology in the room was mind blowing! The range of printers and types of objects … Continue reading How 3D printing is paving the way for innovation