Find your Spark North of the Bridge!

Find your Spark North of the Bridge!

The 2019 Spark Festival program brings you the chance to engage with startups, innovators and entrepreneurs across the North Shore. Thanks to our enthusiastic friends from North Sydney Innovation Network, between 10 and 27 October 2019 you can find your spark in these events from North Sydney to Manly.

10 Steps to Success for Women in Business

October 23, North Sydney

If you’re looking to grow your business, complete a task you’ve been putting off, increase your confidence and your results then, this event is for you!

Adding value to your start up through Intellectual Property

October 24, North Sydney

If you can harness it correctly or cleverly, IP can deliver significant value and differentiation to your business. This workshop will provide you with an opportunity to interact with our IP professionals "speed dating style" and give you the opportunity to network and make new connections.

Data Buzz 2019

October 23, North Sydney

Come to this event to learn how you can use data to maximise your revenue, and increase your data security.

Citizens of Earth: Macquarie Incubator Takeover

October 24, Macquarie Park

Join Venture Cafe every Thursday from 3-8pm for high impact programming including inspiring discussions and workshops, and some drinks and nibbles!

Manly Festival of Innovation - Roadtest Your Business Idea

October 24, Seaforth

Call-out to Northern Beaches innovators: Young adults (16-24), female innovators and over 50s. Come to this practical 2 hour event to share your idea and get valuable feedback from the SEVENmile experts.

How to Build an EdTech Startup

October 24, North Sydney

Exploring everything relating to how to start and grow your Edtech venture: from how to develop your idea into a digital solution, how to crack the market, how to get your product sold to a thousand schools and how to demonstrate value adding to school principals and decision makers.

TinkerTank Robotics Workshop for Beginners

October 12, Manly

A workshop for ages 8 to 14, using EV3 robots to complete a series of challenges and then BATTLE! 

TinkerTank Robotics Workshop for Beginners

October 12, St. Leonards

This workshop is focused on STEAM learning and team building, without the children realising that they are learning!

Tapping into the Power of Community

October 15, North Sydney

If you are passionate about social change and innovation, join this conversation to explore how can we use our shared vulnerabilities, connect with each other and harness our creative potential to tackle todays complex challenges.

Recycling the SMaRT Way

October 17, North Sydney

Rumana Hossain and Anirban Ghose from the SMaRT Centre UNSW will be discussing the innovative recycling work and research being undertaken at the SMaRT Centre's microfactory.

Hardware for Humans

October 17, Macquarie Park

Join Venture Cafe every Thursday from 3-8pm for high impact programming including inspiring discussions and workshops, and some drinks and nibbles!

TinkerTank Robotics Workshop for Beginners

October 19, Manly

Robotics can be super-fun! TinkerTank has a fantastic set of challenges for you and your students.

TinkerTank Robotics Workshop for Beginners

October 19, St. Leonards

TinkerTank aims for programs and events that create a truly unique experience for all participants. This workshop is for ages 8 to 14, using EV3 robots to complete a series of challenges and then BATTLE!

Pitching and Funding Options

October 16, North Sydney

This workshop is for those who need to gain a quick understanding of the different funding options available to businesses as they grow. It includes a focus on preparing pitch ideas, the background work that goes into producing a pitch and pitching techniques.

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