Deep Tech Elevate

Deep Tech Elevate is an immersive 2-day workshop with a supporting e-learning course designed to empower deep tech startups and propel your businesses along the commercialisation journey.

Designed and delivered by Cicada Innovations, this course has helped 350+ businesses will get unique access to experts, entrepreneurs and operators who will provide specialist advice on how to build a deep tech business.

Through this workshop, you will gain the knowledge and confidence to:

  • Articulate your unique value proposition and place in the market
  • Become "grant ready"
  • Build partnerships and find investors
  • Expand your network with key industry and ecosystem experts in the sector

The workshop will take place at Cicada Innovations in Sydney and places are limited to 20 people.

To book your place, please apply via the form below, before 10 September 2024.

This opportunity is fully-funded by the Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer.


🗓️ 24-25 September 2024

Time: 9:00 - 5:00pm

 📍 Cicada Innovations, 4 Cornwallis St, Eveleigh, NSW



Your elevate experts

Danielle Haj-Moussa
Main Sequence
Hebbat Manhy
Head of Deep Tech
Cicada Innovations
Clyde Webster
Founder & CEO
Crest Robotics
Sian Priest
Community & Communications
Cicada Innovations

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"I had an incredible journey at Cicada Innovations, where I immersed myself in deep tech and learned valuable marketing language and long-game strategies as a startup. The online course provided a solid foundation, covering market analysis and effective communication. The two-day workshop was immersive, with amazing founders sharing practical insights on crafting narratives and marketing campaigns. The networking opportunities connected me with like-minded individuals and potential investors. Cicada Innovations has transformed my entrepreneurial journey, equipping me for success in the deep tech space."


Maedeh Mousavi, UNSW
Deep Tech Elevate Alumni

Why Cicada Innovations?

Cicada Innovations is Australia's flagship deep tech incubator with a 20-year track record of developing ventures focused on the world’s most pressing problems and promising opportunities. Through our incubator and commercialisation programs, we support innovators with cutting-edge labs and training, access to mentors and a community of ambitious peers.


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