Supporting startups who want to grow and scale

Based in both Tamworth and Armidale, the University of New England’s SMART Region Incubator provides support for new startups and entrepreneurs across the New England North West. 

With a clear focus on growing new economies and supporting job creation, the SMART Region Incubator provides a safe space for new businesses to grow through mentoring, networking and training.

A successful expert in residence program connects participants with AusIndustry mentors while workshops and seminars form part of a popular outreach program.

Since launching in 2017 the SMART Region Incubator has helped 45 new startups who want to grow and scale.  Healthcare, agtech solutions, environmental science and engineering are among the industries being supported and nurtured by the Incubator.