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Dr Zivit Inbar – Leading the way for Startups at EI

Eastern Innovation Business Centre (EIBC) has launched into 2019 on a high, inviting Dr Zivit Inbar to join the EIBC community as its Expert-in-Residence. Zivit will lead the Fund Your Way initiative, made possible through a LaunchVic Grant secured by EIBC in October last year. The grant is aimed at positioning […]

Next level tech at Eastern Innovation

Technology is fundamental to innovation – opening up opportunities, solving problems and enabling rapid development and lightning speed adaptation. As an innovation hub, we constantly marvel at the ways our tenants use technology to develop their products and services, and the rapid pace of development and change. Fast, adaptable, accessible […]

The Heads Up – May 2019

We have a fantastic startup that's about to rock the microbrewery scene with their fantastic liquid yeast. Bluestone Yeast is headed up by Derek Lacey and Damien Lacey, and we feature them this month on the Business Spotlight segment. And keeping with our monthly theme of Mindful May, we have Nicci [...]

Client Stories – Bluestone Yeast

Craft beer enthusiast brothers Derek and Damien Lacey are on to something. They’ve discovered that even as the local craft beer segment continues to boom Down Under – it’s only a handful of local brewers who can genuinely say that their product is 100 per cent Australian made. What’s the […]

Client Stories – Carloop

Car enthusiast Riz Akhtar started Carloop about two and a half years ago. Frustrated at an ‘outdated’ new car buying process, Riz set out to find an easier way to buy a new car. As a result he has created more transparency and time efficiency for Aussies looking to buy some new wheels. […]

The Heads Up – Jun 2019

This month in June at Eastern Innovation, we have three events coming up: June 14 - How advisory boards can help your venture June 20 - 6 for 6 Pitch Night June 25 - Validating your business idea On this episode, we have Damien Lacey from OE Partners talk about [...]

6for6 June 2019

Don't miss our second 6for6 Pitch Night to pitch for 6 months space at the coolest innovation space in Melbourne's East and South East. Watch now to hear from last season's winners DEOBlockchain.

Client Stories – Access Ability Australia

Access Ability Australia founders Maxine Parker and Judy O’Connor first worked together in the educational sector on a children’s additional learning program a few years back. Throughout the working day they would often find themselves discussing the challenges their students, and their families, would face getting out into the community. These [...]

Impactful Monash Workshops… “You saved my life!”​

“You saved my life!” was the written feedback we received from a mature, wise and senior member of the Monash community after the delivery of a workshop encouraging attendees to discover or re-discover their purpose. The Finding Purpose Series started with a simple idea: to bring disparate Local Government Area […]