Cicada Innovations


Cicada Innovations is a Program-driven Incubator with a unique approach to supporting science-based innovations from ideation all the way through to incubation.

The team has worked with more than 300 businesses, helping their portfolio companies raise over $324 million in private equity and government grants, file over 500 patents and trademarks, and for fourteen, sell their business.

Globally recognised and awarded and founded in 2000, Cicada Innovations is a private business, owned by four of Australia’s leading universities: the Australian National University, the University of New South Wales, the University of Sydney and the University of Technology Sydney.