iAccelerate Rise

Are you looking for the bushfire recovery program iAccelerate Rise in regional NSW?


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. 

Millions of dollars reported revenues of iA resident companies in 2020

Companies supported

Products launched in 2020

Female founders in 2020 – well above the national average

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Delivering Results

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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Tour and Information Sessions

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.