News & events

Advantage SME news and events

Be a part of the UOW innovation ecosystem - keep up to date with upcoming Advantage SME events and news to give your business the UOW advantage.

Design thinking workshop at Innovation Campus
27 February 2018

Design thinking 

The three hour workshop will introduce participants to the design thinking process, focusing on skills of empathy, inspiration, ideation and rapid prototyping. 


Facility for Intelligent Fabrication Opening
9 March 2018

FIF opening

Advantage SME Lunch and Learn - Hands-on tour of the Intelligent Fabrication facilities at TAFE Illawarra - Wollongong Campus.

Register today.

Going for Growth: Additive Manufacturing SMIG Event

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6 December at 5:00pm. Learn how SMEs from both Australia and the UK have used Additive Manufacturing to future-proof their businesses.

Discover your Advantage: Nowra Business After Hours

Nowra BAH

Over 50 Shoalhaven businesses attended the Nowra launch of the Advantage SME program to learn about funding opportunities & how to connect with the UOW expertise.

World SME Day: Regional Manufacturing Transformations

World SME Day

27 June at 8am at Innovation Campus
This event will bring greater awareness of the immense contributions of SMEs to the regional manufacturing sector.

Let's Fly - New Heights for Local Businesses

Lets fly drone photo

Illawarra business owners were given the opportunity to explore different ways of taking their operations to new heights with drones at Advantage SME's Let Fly Event.

Southern Manufacturing Innovation Group

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The Advantage SME Southern Manufacturing Innovation Group (SMIG) develops networks through collaboration with industry. Subscribe to the Advantage SME to receive SMIG updates and invitations. 


Advantage SME sets platform to celebrate future success

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The inaugural event, attended by more than 300 representatives from local businesses, industry and UOW heard futurist and KPMG partner Bernard Salt talk about the reasons the local community has to be optimistic about future prosperity.


Last reviewed: 5 March, 2018