Entries by Liam O'Duibhir

Building a startup: Can government really help?

Jobs For NSW Sponsoring Bega AgTech Days Wed 28th March – TIME 3.30-4pm | Free event | Bega Cheese Heritage Centre To register : visit https://begaagtechexpo.eventbrite.com.au On the Far South Coast/NSW, as part of the Bega AgTech Days programme: Featuring Chris Celovic, Agtech Cluster Champion at Jobs for NSW  Between the Federal and NSW governments, there’s […]

‘Hex’ from ABC’s ‘Good Game’ TV show is coming to Merimbula for Gamer Dev Jam on Sept 10th and 11th

In deepest gratitude to South East Artsfor their sponsorship and support for Gamer Dev Jam and on behalf of The Loaded Gamer and IntoIT Sapphire Coast/Lighthouse Innovation, we are very excited to announce :- ‘Hex‘ from ABC’s ‘Good Game’ TV show is coming to Merimbula for Gamer Dev Jam   Hex’s appearance ensures that Gamer Dev […]

Latest Newsletter – Enjoy history-making Regional Innovation Week in the Bega Valley

The fun, excitement, learning and community-building is just about to begin for Regional Innovation Week in the Bega Valley. Topics in this newsletter :- New StartUp ‘Wysps’ gets media spotlight including live interview on ABC News 24 More than 50 visitors from outside the shire highlight Skilled SeaChanger appeal Citizen Science advocate and BioFoundry ‘bio-hacker’ Meow Meow […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Regional Innovation Week welcomes Ed Husic (Fri 29th April)

After championing the importance of innovation in regional communities as part of the Federal Opposition team, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary Assisting with Digital Innovation and Start-ups Ed Husic is coming to the Bega Valley to support Regional Innovation Week. On the ABC’s Q&A last month, Mr Husic made it clear that regional Australia offers great innovative “I feel strongly […]

Latest Newsletter- Speakers and other stories for Regional Innovation Week

More news on Regional Innovation Week in the Bega Valley. Topics in this newsletter :-   Welcome to our speakers – Startuppers, Corporate High-flyers, and outstanding young people   Ed Husic Federal MP and Opposition Spokesperson on Innovation to cut the ribbon for CoWS Creativity Suite and speak at Hackagong Bega   Find a hustler, hacker […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Regional Innovation Week – Science key in delivery of 1000 innovation jobs in the Bega Valley

Science and innovation go hand in hand, which is why the Sapphire Coast Science Hub is central to Regional Innovation Week. Some make the mistake to defining “innovation” with a narrow focus around software development and mobile technology. The full innovation picture is on show in the Bega Valley between April 27 and May 3, with science […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Regional Innovation Week – building a tech sector in the Bega Valley (April 27th to May 3rd)

Australia’s first Regional Innovation Week in the Bega Valley is grabbing hold of the future – seeding jobs, businesses and lives for the years to come. The Week extends the reach of the Sapphire Coast Science Hub, that for several years has been engaging the community with science experiences through the Sapphire Coast Science Festival, The […]

Latest Newsletter- Announcing Bega Valley Innovation Week including the SeaChange StartUp Camp

Newsletter circulated 1st March 2016: Big news on the tech and startup ecosystem that is forming in far south coast NSW. Topics in this newsletter :- Bega Valley Innovation Week(includes StartUp Camp) Pi Day CoWS goes ‘multi-bar’ Bega Valley Shire Council’s digital economic strategy gets moving Code Night and ‘Coffee, Cake, Computers (Women in Technology)’ events Eurobodalla […]

Bega council wears the tee-shirt on Digital Economy

In June 2015 , Bega Valley Shire Council (BVSC) signalled its increasing embrace of the Digital Economy, with the release of it’s draft economic strategy document. It places a heavy emphasis on Digital, Tech and Entrepreneurship, and in comparison with previous strategies, the shift in thinking is enormous. A copy of this document is provided for download here […]