Welcome to Bright Arena

Bringing together entrepreneurial researchers and industry to maximise their translation impact.


Bright Arena brings together entrepreneurial researchers and academics with their peers, mentors and industry partners to change the way we translate and commercialise so that we can build a critical mass of Discovery Driven Innovators directing their work to have maximum impact and change the world.

We work with Australia's leading institutes to build the capability of their talent to access funds and commercialise their work, and we work with institutes to increase their capacity support them.

Why You Should Join

This community is dedicated to help you - the scientifically smart - become commercially clever.  

We do this by focusing on you - your talents, positioning, and network to pursue bigger and better bets to translate and commercialise your research & studies.

Here are just some of the outcomes you can expect:

  • Funding – Build capacity by accessing sources beyond the traditional pots of public money.
  • Focus – Get clarity from mentors and coaches who will ensure projects are going in the right direction.
  • Skills – Develop capability to accelerate progress through targeted training and coaching.
  • Support – Join a community of like-minded innovators to receive support and guidance.

A Big Thank You

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