UNSW Innovations


A UNSW team is encouraging new language learners to practise their conversation skills in a “safe” environment using virtual reality.


Five UNSW teams will be hoping their startups stoke imaginations and open pockets when they pitch to Australia’s largest angel investing syndicate, Sydney Angels, on 13 March.


Two UNSW research teams have been selected to join the CSIRO sci-tech pre-accelerator, ON Prime, to help drive their science and technology ideas from the lab to the marketplace.


Open 24 hours, seven days a week, Sydney-based incubator Fishburners is helping to hatch the next generation of startup entrepreneurs, and many of the most committed are from UNSW.  


A unique program designed to extend the lifespan of student startups by taking them to the next level is now up and running at UNSW. 


Most girls are interested in entrepreneurship, they just don’t know where to start, say the organisers of the UNSW Female Entrepreneurship Initiative, a program offering support for women in the startup space.


Once the domain of software and cyber security, student-led hackathons are emerging as a creative force for good in diverse and unexpected areas.


If we really want to secure prosperity into the future we need take a long, hard look at why Australia has long been floundering at the bottom of the OECD league table for university–industry interaction, write Ian Jacobs and Kevin Cullen.


Medical scientists have invented a new spinal fusion device to reduce chronic back pain, the most common reason for pain and disability in people aged under 50.


Feeling hungry but don’t have time to leave your desk? Or maybe you just want to avoid the lunchtime queues? A new business by UNSW student entrepreneurs could have the solution.