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About iAccelerate

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Our vision

iAccelerate is driven by a clear and ambitious vision, to cultivate a community where innovation flourishes and meaningful engagement creates lasting impact.

We empower visionary minds, providing them with exceptional education, mentorship, and support, all within an inspiring, inclusive and collaborative environment.

Together, we are shaping the future of entrepreneurship and driving real change in the world.

Our values

The values we collectively embrace shape our actions.


All people, all purpose.


Imagine, experiment, evolve.


Optimise towards excellence.


Empowered community.

Why choose iAccelerate?

  • Thriving entrepreneurial community: Collaboration, inspiration, and support among like-minded entrepreneurs.
  • Exceptional education: Cutting-edge programs and resources tailored for startup success.
  • Dedicated mentoring: Access to experienced mentors for guidance and expertise.
  • Underpinned by a world class University, providing connections to research, expertise, facilities and future workforce.
Entrepreneurs driving innovation through collaborative efforts at iAccelerate.

Diversity is everything

At iAccelerate, we embrace the power of diverse perspectives coming together. Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in all its forms is reflected in our resident companies, and our team. 

We are part of the University of Wollongong, but our reach goes way beyond. We’re open and accessible to all and welcome anyone to be part of this exceptional environment.

diverse group of Activate participants


The right environment can make all the difference when you’re aiming for the sky. Our architecturally-stunning iAccelerate Centre is more than just a space; it's a hub of possibilities. Here's what makes it truly exceptional:

Plug and go spaces

Embrace growth with spaces designed to accommodate over 280 entrepreneurs, with flexible ‘plug and go’ spaces.

Furnished offices

39 fully-furnished offices tailored for advanced companies.

Open co-working spaces

Fuel your creativity in our two open-plan co-working spaces with dedicated desks

Meeting rooms

Make connections in 10 meeting rooms, including two public rooms, all equipped with seamless video conferencing.

Events spaces

Host your events in three versatile events spaces.

Outdoor terraces

Find inspiration on our outdoor terrace and rooftop terrace where you can recharge.


Join a vibrant community of UOW students, staff, researchers, faculties and business units.

Broadband and equipment

Stay connected with high speed broadband via WiFi and access shared printer/copier/scanner facilities.


Explore flexible short or longer-term residency options.

Parents room

Juggle entrepreneurship and family with our parents room.

Kitchen and informal spaces

Enjoy our shared kitchen amenities and informal spaces.

Bike storage and workshop

Enjoy your commute with bike storage and workshop available.


Gorgeous beaches, easy access to park lands and cycle ways, iAccelerate enjoys a premium location in an award-winning business park, right at the epicentre of the vibrant community of world-class researchers and research facilities at Innovation Campus and UOW.

Your daily commute is a breeze. Walk to the nearby train station or hop on the free bus to the Wollongong CBD, surrounding suburbs and the UOW main campus. You’ll find an on-site gym, cafés, restaurants and childcare facilities.

Discover a lifestyle in the Illawarra that is second to none. Live and work in an environment where natural beauty meets cutting-edge innovation.

The power of connection

iAccelerate is more than just a place to set up your laptop; it's a dynamic ecosystem waiting to empower you. Within our walls, you'll connect with a vibrant community of like-minded and passionate entrepreneurs who are eager to embark on this journey alongside you. Here, you can access dedicated mentors, world-class researchers, and become part of a vast network of investors.

The path to success can be challenging, especially when you are alone. That's why we place immense value on our tight-knit community. Together, we celebrate victories, share valuable insights, and tackle common challenges. It's a virtuous circle multiplier effect: minimise your struggles, amplify your successes, accelerate your learning, and fast-track your company's growth.

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