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PROGRAMMES

Our programmes are free for all current students and staff at Waipapa Taumata Rau, the University of Auckland.

PROGRAMMES

Ask an Expert

When building a start-up, you are likely to run into some questions that you’d like advice on. Talking to an expert would be great. Well, now you can. With CIE’s Ask an Expert, you’ll get 30 minutes of free advice from experts in specific areas.

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Distinguished Graduate Award

Your involvement with the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship can be formally recognised on your academic transcript through the University’s Co-curricular Recognition Programme.


Doctoral Entrepreneurial Leadership programme

The Doctoral Entrepreneurial Leadership programme is a free year-long programme for University of Auckland doctoral candidates from all disciplines. It is designed to develop your entrepreneurial mindset and skills.

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Hynds Entrepreneurial Fellows Programme

The Hynds Entrepreneurial Fellows Programme aims to embed innovation and entrepreneurship in the curricula across the University of Auckland by working with and supporting academics from all faculties.


Kurutao

Kurutao is a Māori Entrepreneurial Leaders expedition designed to inspire and introduce Ngai Māori (Māori Peoples) to Aotearoa’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.


Mentor sessions

Do you have a business idea, but no idea how to progress it? Are you a founder with a problem, or are you looking for some suggestions on how to grow your business? CIE’s Mentor sessions are for you!


One-day Start-up Workshop

If you have an idea but don’t know how to turn it into a business, this one-day workshop is for you. The day is designed to give you a good understanding of the basics of building a business case and starting a venture. Free for everyone at the University of Auckland to participate.


Researcher Hatchery

The Researcher Hatchery is an innovative 12-week programme designed to help researchers take their research beyond the academic world by assessing its potential practical application and societal implications.

CIE Programme Researcher Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation Hatchery

Start-up Interns

University of Auckland students are invited to gain hands-on experience in a start-up through the Start-up Interns programme. Lend your skills to an early-stage venture and learn new skills, geared to accelerate your future.

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Start-up Studio

A dedicated co-working space, Start-up Studio is actively used by a group of entrepreneurs and start-up founders using Unleash Space as their ‘home’ and place of work.

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Summer Lab

No matter what you’re studying and what you go on to do, you’ll need innovative skills and an entrepreneurial mindset to prepare you for this new world of work. Make the most of your summer and start something wonderful.

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Vanguard programme

Each year in September a cohort travels to Silicon Valley for one week. Applications are by invitation only.

 

Vanguard

Velocity

Velocity is the University of Auckland entrepreneurship development programme. It unleashes potential, giving momentum to people, innovation and ideas. We provide mentoring and intensive workshops for ideas to be ignited to the next stage.


Venture Lab

Venture Lab is the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s incubator programme, open by invitation only to winners of the Velocity 100K challenge competition.

venturelab

Ask an Expert

When building a start-up, you are likely to run into some questions that you’d like advice on. Talking to an expert would be great. Well, now you can. With CIE’s Ask an Expert, you’ll get 30 minutes of free advice from experts in specific areas.

Ask an Expert banner small

Distinguished Graduate Award

Your involvement with the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship can be formally recognised on your academic transcript through the University’s Co-curricular Recognition Programme.


Doctoral Entrepreneurial Leadership programme

The Doctoral Entrepreneurial Leadership programme is a free year-long programme for University of Auckland doctoral candidates from all disciplines. It is designed to develop your entrepreneurial mindset and skills.

entrepreneurial leadership programme

Hynds Entrepreneurial Fellows Programme

The Hynds Entrepreneurial Fellows Programme aims to embed innovation and entrepreneurship in the curricula across the University of Auckland by working with and supporting academics from all faculties.


Kurutao

Kurutao is a Māori Entrepreneurial Leaders expedition designed to inspire and introduce Ngai Māori (Māori Peoples) to Aotearoa’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.


Mentor sessions

Do you have a business idea, but no idea how to progress it? Are you a founder with a problem, or are you looking for some suggestions on how to grow your business? CIE’s Mentor sessions are for you!


One-day Start-up Workshop

If you have an idea but don’t know how to turn it into a business, this one-day workshop is for you. The day is designed to give you a good understanding of the basics of building a business case and starting a venture. Free for everyone at the University of Auckland to participate.


Researcher Hatchery

The Researcher Hatchery is designed to provide entrepreneurship and commercialisation capabilities and support the translation of research into impact for society and the economy.

CIE Programme Researcher Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation Hatchery

Start-up Interns

University of Auckland students are invited to gain hands-on experience in a start-up through the Start-up Interns programme. Lend your skills to an early-stage venture and learn new skills, geared to accelerate your future.

start up studio

Start-up Studio

A dedicated co-working space, Start-up Studio is actively used by a group of entrepreneurs and start-up founders using Unleash Space as their ‘home’ and place of work.

start up studio

Summer Lab

No matter what you’re studying and what you go on to do, you’ll need innovative skills and an entrepreneurial mindset to prepare you for this new world of work. Make the most of your summer and start something wonderful.

summer lab

Vanguard programme

Each year in September a cohort travels to Silicon Valley for one week. Applications are by invitation only.

 

Vanguard

Velocity

Velocity is the University of Auckland entrepreneurship development programme. It unleashes potential, giving momentum to people, innovation and ideas. We provide mentoring and intensive workshops for ideas to be ignited to the next stage.


Venture Lab

Venture Lab is the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s incubator programme, open by invitation only to winners of the Velocity 100K challenge competition.

venturelab

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