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SYD Hardware Day


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SYD Hardware Day

Date and Time

Sat 26th Oct 2019, 9:00 am - 12:45 pm


Wentworth Building, Level 4, 2 Butlin Ave, Darlington NSW 2008, Australia

Event description

Hardware is not for everyone, but everyone in Hardware will be here!

Calling all Hardware founders, funders and friends - this half day event has something for everyone!  

Saturday 26th October @ INCUBATE Hub, University of Sydney

How to Launch a Product:  From Bootstrapping to Made to Order (and everything in-between)

9:15am Join our panel of experts to discover alternative ways to get your product to market.

Spark Innovation Workshop:  The Invention Game

10:15am Learn about some cool innovations and have some fun with a group challenge to ideate and inspire creativity

Networking Break

11:15am Pizza and Networking

Hardware World Café: Have questions? We have the answers.

11:45am   Join the discussions and make the connections with the key parts of the Hardware world.  Speak with the experts:

  • Product design and Engineering – How to make it right                                Ted Esdaile Watts, Tech-Creators.
  • The Lean Startup – Hardware Version                                                          Michael Potas, Boost Design 
  • Which comes first – the Customers or the Tech?                                          Abbie Widin, One Extra Zero 
  • The Start-up journey - Key lessons learnt                                                    Kuanchen Chen, Opsis Preter Audio 
  • R&D Tax incentive – funding your development                                           David Tonkin, TCF/R&D Capital 
  • Regulation and going global – Getting it right upfront                                  Tim Kannegieter/Geoff Sizer, Gensys Design
  • What do I need to do/show/prove before I start asking for money?              Martin Duursma, Main Sequence Ventures
  • From idea to company – The 15 assets of the journey                                  Anand Tamboli, Anand Tamboli & Co
  • Intellectual Property – How, When and Why                                                Stuart Campbell, FB Rice

Supported by Innovation Drive, INCUBATE, CSIRO Lindfield Collaboration Hub and Ozhard


How do I get to the INCUBATE Hub?

To access the INCUBATE Hub, enter the Wentworth building from the Butlin Ave entrance.  Take the lift or stairs to level 4, and the entrance is to your right.

The closest train station is Redfern, and the closest bus stop is City Road before Butlin Avenue

Is there parking available on site?

Paid parking is available in the Seymour Centre carpark, enter via Shepherd Street.  Limited untimed free parking is available on Butlin Avenue


You may be photographed or videod while attending this event: please approach the organiser if you have questions, concerns, or do not wish this to happen.

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This event is part of Spark Festival and upholds the Spark Code of Conduct.

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Date and Time

Sat 26th Oct 2019, 9:00 am - 12:45 pm


Wentworth Building, Level 4, 2 Butlin Ave, Darlington NSW 2008, Australia

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