The University of South Australia’s Innovation & Collaboration Centre (ICC) supports the startup community through public events, programs and an incubator to inspire founders about the startup process and provide support to local businesses looking to grow.

In August 2019, a new ICC will be opened in Whyalla after receiving grant funding from the Australian Government; and support from the Government of South Australia and
the Whyalla City Council.

The Centre will support startups and local businesses looking to grow by providing a hub for their activity with access to a global network of mentors and advisors, and a series of workshops and other activities.
Get involved!
Upcoming events in Whyalla

Wed 12 August 5pm – Official openeing event:  The Centre will be officially opened.  If you are interested in attending please email

Thurs 22 August 4:30pm – Startup Weekend information session:  Anyone interested in participating in Startup Weekend is encouraged to attend this information session at the ICC.  Find your team, learn more about the weekend of fun and ask any questions about the event.  All welcome.

Weekend 6-8 September – Techstars Startup Weekend:  Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event designed to bring ideas together with teams to formulate an early concept and business model, over the space of a weekend.  The event concludes with a pitch from each team for the winning place.  Participants will have one-on-one access to global expert entrepreneurs who will help them with their idea before all teams pitch their concepts to the judges at the conclusion of the event.

For more information contact:
Community Manager, Peter Borda Ph 0466 156 347
UniSA Whyalla, 111 Nicolson Avenue, Whyalla Norrie 5608