The smallest spark can change the world

At iAccelerate, we have created a vibrant ecosystem where the cleverest of ideas take shape. We are a unique business accelerator and incubator program at the University of Wollongong (UOW), where startups, scaleups, social enterprises and intrapreneurs thrive. The companies are supported by a robust model of education, mentoring, seed funding and unparalleled access to one of the world’s most innovative young research universities. The centre has the most innovative minds, creative ideas and entrepreneurial vibe that make it a unique place to start your business and scale it. 
Step inside and discover the potential to grow your business and its impact. 

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Millions of dollars reported revenues of iA resident companies in 2019

Companies supported in 2019

Products launched in 2019

% female founders in 2019 – well above the national average


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iAccelerate Economic Impact

We’re Australia’s leading accelerator/incubator, and with good reason. iAccelerate is delivering the goods on innovation, jobs and revenues, facilitating rapid acceleration of businesses and attracting new companies and industries to the Illawarra.

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The best way to get a real taste for what’s possible here it is to step inside and see for yourself. Come along to one of our tour and information sessions – we’ll show you around our spaces and facilities and take you through how our programs work.