Co-working spaces: What’s in it for companies?

Co-working spaces: What’s in it for companies?

No longer the preserve of freelancers, entrepreneurs and startups, co-working spaces have become increasingly relevant to larger companies. Heavy hitters who’ve based teams in coworking spaces in recent years include Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Alibaba and Samsung Electrical – but it’s not just the tech industry that’s reaping the benefits of the co-working revolution.

Worth the hype? The real benefits of co-working spaces

Worth the hype? The real benefits of co-working spaces

Co-working spaces are here to stay.

A global 2019 study by CoworkingResources reported that the number of co-working spaces worldwide:

●       will soon exceed 20,000

●       is predicted to grow another 42% between 2019 and 2022

●       is increasing by an average of 2,595 new spaces every year.

CORE receives funding to fast track strategic pathways for new energy resources enterprise

CORE receives funding to fast track strategic pathways for new energy resources enterprise

CORE Innovation Hub is the proud recipient of an Australian Federal Government grant that will allow us to better serve our greater community, support the growth of our technology incubators, provide direct value across the entire industry value chain and increase the chances of success for innovative energy and resources technology startups in international markets.

CORE Start Award supports resources technology startups to reach their full potential

CORE Start Award supports resources technology startups to reach their full potential

For new technology startups, overcoming the “valley of death” in their early stages, with limited access to resources, increasing overheads and the need to establish valuable connections, represents one of the biggest challenges to their new businesses surviving. To address this, CORE Innovation Hub has opened applications for the third round of the CORE Start Award, sponsored by CORE foundation partners NERA (National Energy Resources Australia)  and WesTrac.

Meet the Innovator: Jeannette McGill

Meet the Innovator:  Jeannette McGill

For our final Meet the Innovator for 2018 we were lucky to be joined by Jeannette McGill, Head of Telstra Mining Services, as our guest innovator. It was a great discussion where she shared her thoughts on the importance of fostering a culture of innovation, shared insights from her experience building teams, and gave tips for ways startups can connect to big corporates.

View the event video.

CORE Showcasing Resourceful Innovation at West Tech Fest

CORE Showcasing Resourceful Innovation at West Tech Fest

As Australia’s first resources and energy sector focused innovation hub, CORE is a proud supporter of West Tech Fest, WA's annual celebration of the APAC startup ecosystem.

During the week CORE will host events bringing the sectors’ innovators and leaders together as we showcase cutting edge technology being developed in resources and energy, look to the future with Lithium Valley and explore new ways to build innovation networks.

Understanding the State of Play in Mining - complete the survey

Understanding the State of Play in Mining - complete the survey

The biennial Innovation: State of Play mining survey is the largest of its kind in the world, with 800+ senior executives participating in 2017. 

The 2018 survey is now open and industry is strongly encouraged to have your say. The survey takes a strategic level approach to innovation, an provides insights to help uncover the impediments and success factors driving innovation across the industry supply chain.

CORE Supporting Export Excellence

CORE Supporting Export Excellence

As Australia’s only resources focussed innovation hub, CORE is pleased to support the WA Industry and Export Awards celebrate and recognise local resources and energy companies who are impacting innovation in the sector globally.

Congratulations to Como Engineers for winning the Minerals, Energy & Related Services (MERS) category and also to CORE Member Blue Ocean Monitoring for winning the Environmental Solutions award.

Gastech: global platform to showcase startup's technology

Gastech: global platform to showcase startup's technology

Mukesh Patel, Founder and CEO of CORE Startup member Visual Intellect, was selected to participate in NERA’s Global Pathways program culminating in participating as an exhibitor at NERA’s first ever Australian Pavilion at Gastech 2018, Barcelona. Check out his experience showcasing his technology on a global stage.

Chironix Announced as second CORE Start Award recipient

Chironix Announced as second CORE Start Award recipient

Perth-based technology company Chironix have been selected as the winner of the second CORE Start Award. The award was announced as part of CORE’s second anniversary celebrations on Thursday 23 August 2018 by NERA CEO Miranda Taylor.

Chironix works across Robotics, Machine Learning, Data Engineering and Cloud. They apply robotics capability to industry, integrating sensors and other technical solutions to highly mobile robots to solve client problems. Chironix co-creates with their clients from idea inception through to procurement, and on the implementation of these solutions through a series of trials and workplace integrations.