Partnerships

Connecting the industry of today with the talent of tomorrow.

Discover what lies beyond the horizon with us. 

Activator is your gateway to open innovaton at RMIT. Centred on the co-creation of knowledge and novel problem solving, we deliver dynamic partnerships that create real value. Unlock the most innovative minds across RMIT to co-create new solutions, enter unchartered territories and nurture founders. 

What does a partnership with us look like? 

Creating impactful experience

We work with student talents to solve real-life world business problems, in real time

Mentorship

Invest in early-stage startups through mentoring, coaching and professional services

Co-create learning experiences

Events, hackathons, challenges and more for optimal collaboration

Innovating from within

Through our practice-led workforce innovation training, we bring innovation inside your organisation to create transformative and sustainable change

Trade Routes

Trade Routes

Funded by the Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, and delivered by RMIT Activator Trade Routes is a global growth, capacity-building and activation program co-designed with the Indigenous business community.
RMIT Cyber Ready Cloud Innovation Centre

RMIT Cyber Ready Cloud Innovation Centre

A collaboration between RMIT University and Amazon Web Services (AWS) forms part of a growing global network of Cloud Innovation Centres (CICs) across the globe, this initiative is to address public sector challenges through digital innovation.
Roadmap to Recovery

Roadmap to Recovery

Together with the City of Melbourne and the Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, RMIT Activator is pleased to deliver A Roadmap to Recovery, supporting small to medium businesses in the CBD and Docklands to thrive and succeed post COVID-19.

Our experiences

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Want to contribute your time and talents to our startup community?

We’re looking for experienced founders, industry experts, and those with professional skills to join the Activator Talent Collective and invest in the next generation of ventures being supported out of Activator.

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.