This application form is for the Bega Valley Innovation Hub. If you want to apply for the Wollongong-based iAccelerate program, visit the iAccelerate website.

Applications are now open! Join BVIH in 2021!

We’re on the lookout for our next cohort of innovators! If you’re eligible and ready to take your business to brave new heights, apply today via our online application form.

All applications need be submitted online by Sunday 27 June 2021  so make sure you don’t miss-out. The iAccelerate program for the new cohort is expected to start on Friday 23 July 2021 (subject to change).

    Our program

    The Bega Valley Innovation Hub isn’t your average accelerator. We do more than simply getting you off the ground – we set you up with the skills and know-how to build and grow your business exponentially into the future.

    The BVIH 2.0 Program beginning in 2021 is delivered virtually as an interactive online course, through a blend of facilitator led workshops, self-paced online learning, individual mentoring and peer support from fellow participating businesses.

    Participants should expect to attend live online workshops, plus 2-3 hours of self-paced online learning each week. 

    We are open to anyone with a brilliant idea

    Our programs are open to anyone with a brilliant idea they’re keen to pursue.

    Our Founders are startups, small to medium enterprises and large organisations looking to innovate. We’re also home to government bodies ready to do things differently and social enterprises with a higher purpose for humanity.

    We offer

    • Structured programming
    • Online access to training, mentoring and co-working.

    What we look for

    When we’re assessing your application, we’re looking for:

    • A scalable business
    • High-performance teams
    • Commitment to growing the Bega Valley ecosystem, and/or
    • Openness to feedback.

    The lucky entrepreneurial sparks selected to become part of the next iAccelerate Acceleration program will jump on board on Friday 23 July 2021 (dates subject to change).

    And from there, anything can happen.



    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.

    Commencing Friday 23 July 2021.

    Get in contact

    Get in touch with us and discover how we can transform your business together.