Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University logoCharles Sturt University is supporting the development of regional small to medium enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurship and delivering a networked innovation ecosystem in the Central West and Southern regions of NSW.

Under this Program, the University is:

  • establishing the CSU Multi-Region Hub Program which includes:
    • CenWest Innovate in Bathurst, which will provide a business accelerator program and other training and support to increase the innovation capability of SMEs in Central-West NSW.
    • an AgriTech Incubator Hub in Wagga Wagga to support the development of startup companies and facilitate innovation between regional SMEs
    • Walan Mayinygu Indigenous Entrepreneurship ‘Pop-up’ Innovation Hub which is visiting locations across NSW to work with Indigenous communities and entrepreneurs to develop technology, business and innovation ideas
  • helping SMEs improve their technical and innovation capability
  • partnering with SMEs in research
  • supporting SMEs development through a business accelerator program and NSW TechVouchers
  • helping to develop digital innovation clusters

The University is a multi-campus institution with campuses at Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Canberra, Dubbo, Orange, Port Macquarie and Wagga Wagga.


NSW TechVouchers is a program adopted by CSU, where businesses can partner with the University to access research, expertise, facilities and equipment.

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Contact us

CenWest Innovate

Professor Mark Morrison
T: 02 6338 4252

AgriTech Incubator Hub Wagga Wagga

Professor John Mawson
T: 02 6933 2489

Walan Mayinygu Indigenous Pop-up Hub

Associate Professor Michelle Evans
T: 02 6051 9787