Connect@Lindfield A pre-accelerator program specifically designed for hardware start-ups.

Connect@Lindfield is proudly funded by the CSIRO's Lindfield Collaboration Hub in partnership with ON . Aside from the opportunity to engage with some of the brightest research minds the program offers:

  • Industry coaching and expertise from leading lean innovation practitioners.
  • Premium pre -accelerator at no cost to you! No fees or charges.
  • No equity or IP taken! No strings attached.
  • Mentors from the "who's who" of Hardware innovation.
  • Opportunity to be a part of the successful Lindfield Collaboration Hub and share its facilities.

Over eight weeks (five sessions face-to-face), this intensive pre-accelerator experience can provide hardware start-ups with the business knowledge, connections and technical expertise to enhance their sustainable business model, seek funding support for runway and apply for further acceleration or incubation.


“Connections alone is what makes this program really important to us.” – Quote agreed. (ODL Sleep)

“Going out and talking people – it’s crazy, it’s so good.” – Quote agreed. (ODL Sleep)

“I was about to spend $100,000 on making my product. Luckily I came here and realised what the real pains were.” (Vloati)

“It’s hard and I feared rejection when I started doing interviews, but I come away remembering my purpose and why I’m doing this.” (Kimiya)