Entrepreneurship / Technology
Hooked on Hardware
From determined dreamers who tinker in their garage to successful founders with products on the shelf, hardware startup founders never stop prototyping.
Hear from three local founders on what it’s like setting up a hardware startup, their journeys to success and what they’ve learned along the way. This panel discussion will cover how hardware startups are different to other types of startups, sorting out supply chains and manufacturing in global destinations like China.
Visit the Prototype to product exhibition during MKW21 to discover some of our city’s most fascinating problem-solving hardware startups from the University of Melbourne’s entrepreneurial programs: Melbourne Accelerator Program and Translating Research at Melbourne.