Our innovation ecosystem
To inspire our innovation ecosystem, we will help to unlock innovation and entrepreneurial talent.
We will host strategic innovation events that develop and celebrate our talent, and we will support strategic partners to drive programs and initiatives that fast-track the development of local talent.
Promote the Northern Territory Business Innovation Strategy
Stakeholders are aware and informed of the Northern Territory Business Innovation Strategy.
Facilitate an Innovation Week during October Business Month
Increased attendance during Innovation Week; positive feedback from participants; actions agreed and implemented that achieve outcomes.
Strengthen the focus on STEAM
More Northern Territory students participating in STEAM education initiatives
Northern Territory pitch event hosted with ‘seed funding’ for winner.
Showcase innovative communications and digital solutions
Promotion of the Northern Territory business digital expertise, knowledge and talent.
Northern Territory Government Open Data Portal
Increased commercial applications of data held by Northern Territory Government made available through the Open Data Portal.
A local Inspire Women into Technology (IWIT) summit
Inaugural summit hosted.
Showcase Northern Territory innovators and entrepreneurs
Promotion of Northern Territory (NT) innovators and entrepreneurs during October Business Month and on the Northern Territory Government Innovation website
Innovation in the bush
Develop an Innovation in the Bush workshop to strengthen engagement with remote Territorians.
Showcase and celebrate the ingenuity of remote Territorians.
Expand the Business Upskills workshops
Workshop attendance numbers and feedback; evidence of transfer of learning.