Applications open for CORE Start Award Round 2

07 June 2018


Reducing overheads and maximising connections is critical for early stage technology startups. That's why NERA and the CORE Innovation Hub are proud to present the CORE Start Award.

CORE Start provides promising resources tech startups with three months of co-working at CORE coupled with facilitated industry connections and support to grow their business. Awardees remain connected as CORE Start Alumni for ongoing opportunities.

As a proud Foundation Partner, NERA is pleased to announce that applications for Round 2 of the CORE Start Award are now open.

What is CORE Start?

NERA is offering a startup in the energy resources sector 1 full time co-working desk at CORE Innovation Hub with all member benefits for a period of 3 months.

In addition, the CORE Start recipient will receive tailored support from CORE and NERA to grow their business. This support may be in the form of introductions to business networks, business advice, profiling and promoting of the company.

The CORE Start recipient will also be invited to participate in public presentations, discussions and other activities in relation to the program as an ambassador for energy resources innovation.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible you must:

  • Have an Australian business number.
  • Be developing your own unique technology (this can include novel processes, software and hardware) that has the potential to enhance productivity and improve efficiency in the energy resources supply chain.
  • Have been developing this technology for less than 5 years.
  • Be working to grow your business to a global market.
  • Support CORE's culture of open innovation and collaboration.

How do I apply?

Complete the application form and submit by 10am Monday 13 August.

Applications will be assessed by a panel comprising representatives from CORE and NERA. Face-to-face interviews may be included in the selection process if the panel deem this necessary to assist in their selection.

For more information and a link to the Application Form, click here

You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 17 August.