About the Program
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is an innovation program
is an accelerator program
Connect with a select group of scale-ups ready to engage companies with proven solutions
Develop practical capabilities in innovation and scale-up engagement through a series of innovation master classes
Engage your people as scale-up mentors and contacts
Strengthen engagement with the local scale-up ecosystem
for corporates in the Mining and Energy Resources sectors
Find innovative solutions to priority operational challenges
Get “pitch ready” for exposure to corporates and investors in the Mining and Energy Resources sectors
Challenge your value proposition, business model and go-to-market strategy through deep-dive workshops, mentoring and engagement with industry leaders, entrepreneurs and subject matter experts
3 month intensive program for innovative scale-ups with proven solutions for the Mining and Energy Resources sectors
for scale-ups with solutions in the Mining and Energy Resources sectors
Mentors & Advisors
KPMG partners and specialists from across our management consulting, deal advisory, R&D tax and private enterprise practices will be joined by leading industry mentors and experts, each dedicating their time and expertise to assist our selected scale-ups and SMEs in taking their businesses to the next stage of growth.
In the absence of customers, seed funding or development spend to date of at least AUD 200,000 with demonstrable evidence of customer validation of the value proposition for your product/service.
Ability to demonstrate that the commercialisation of the product or service has the potential to provide substantive benefit to the Australian Mining and Energy Resources sectors.
Willingness and ability to work from the KPMG Brisbane or Perth offices for one day per week during the 12 week program.
A founding core team in place (of at least two or more full-time staff).
A technologically advanced product or service solution to the Mining and Energy Resources sectors or to industries classified as supporting the Mining and Energy Resources sectors, that is distinctive and has a realistic prospect of becoming commercially successful i.e. a prototype can be demonstrated, the product or service solution may have been tested and qualified and ready for implementation or is already proven.
The program concludes with participants pitching to companies and potential investors in the Mining and Energy Resources sectors, as well as a graduation event.
During the program, we will set up regular meetings with companies in the Mining and Energy Resources sectors to give you the opportunity to demo your technology and gain customer insight and feedback.
After an organisation is selected to participate, we will contact you with next steps.
The review process includes a phone interview and, if successful, a second interview and review by a selection committee. We usually notify you of our decision within just a few weeks.
The program concludes with participants pitching to Mining and Oil & Gas sector companies and potential investors, as well as a graduation event.
During the program, we will set up regular meetings with Mining and Oil & Gas companies to give you the opportunity to demo your technology and gain customer insight and feedback.