Join BVIH in 2022!

Applications are now open to join the Activate Program in 2022!

The Activate Program is a principled approach to new product development, customer delivery and continuous improvement to ensure a solid foundation to launch a sustainable business.

“The course has set me on a path to develop my project and future projects successfully. I feel that I have been ‘activated’ by the experience.”
– Ben Buggy, Green Craft, 2021 BVIH Cohort People’s Choice Winner

Join our cohort of innovators, commencing in April 2022.

Missed our BVIH Pitch Event?

Our latest BVIH cohort pitched their business ideas to industry experts and investors from the local, national and global business community via Webinar on Friday the 17th of September.

All 11 businesses delivered confident and impactful 3 minute pitches, with a special mention to People’s Choice Award winners Green Craft and Bega Tathra Safe Ride.

Missed the event? No worries! You can access the recording here

Our community is made up of the cleverest ideas in the Bega Valley.

At the Bega Valley Innovation Hub, we have created a community of innovators, changemakers and business owners that collaborate and support each other to scale for local, national and global capabilities.

We are leading a successful innovative economy and creating jobs for the future of the Bega Valley. 

Our ecosystem is diverse, our capabilities are strong and we help you build and grow your business from an idea to a sustainable business. 

We are in the Bega Valley thanks to the support from the Australian Government’s Incubator Support Initiative and a wonderful local partnership with the Bega Valley Shire Council, the University of Wollongong (UOW) and Bega Cheese.


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Learn More about Bega Valley Innovation Hub

Bega Valley Innovation Hub is part of the iAccelerate Innovation Network and is offering a unique business accelerator program run by the University of Wollongong (UOW). We support and empower startups, scale ups and entrepreneurs to shape bold new paths to sustainable growth and jobs. It’s a thriving community of like minded entrepreneurs with vision, purpose and passion. Be part of the eco-system that is being created and help build a sustainable economy and jobs for the Bega Valley.