Purpose-driven venture tackling scalable sustainability
Founder Nhan Nguyen’s impact-focused startup Refill is growing exponentially following his graduation from RMIT Activator’s LaunchHUB. Driven by his ethos of ‘impact first and scalable impact’, his passion for anti-littering is his motivation.
RMIT students are leading the circular economy movement on their own campuses
The areas of impact a university chooses to focus has a major influence on its student's choices when they graduate.
Impact Agency project uses AI to boost safety of batyr's mental health app
During Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re building on a partnership designed to empower students and staff from RMIT, with the potential to reach – and support – huge audiences beyond the university.
Future Founders Competition 2021 at RMIT Vietnam
Our Annual Future Founders Competition (FFC) came back in 2021 with our largest pool of participants to date, consisting of 212 students in 68 teams across the RMIT Vietnam campuses.
Open Innovation Competition to find viable and innovative solutions to reactivate city post COVID-19
It’s no secret that COVID-19 has disrupted most industries in some way across the globe. In such a challenging time for so many, we recognise this as an opportunity for technology-forward solutions to invigorate our cities when they need it the most.
Mars Petcare and RMIT University team up to deliver solutions for a future that prioritises pets in the workplace
On the 31st of August 2021, RMIT Activator and Mars Petcare delivered a one day virtual Innovation Challenge capturing the challenges of shifting to a pet-friendly future.
Meet RMIT Activator’s newest LaunchHUB cohort of Impact Ventures
This September we welcomed 12 new start ups into LaunchHUB’s 12-week program, themed around Impact Ventures. The successful founders were chosen for their start up’s potential to make a change in the world with ideas based around emerging technologies like blockchain, maximising social well-being, new approaches to support COVID-19 recovery and much more.
RMIT Activator’s Tenth LaunchHUB - Meet the startups before their pitch showcase
RMIT Activator welcomes eight new startups into their tenth LaunchHUB cohort who are preparing for their final pitch showcase.
When a Capstone Project and passion startups collide.
Researchers turned entrepreneurs help allied healthcare workers with PhysiVoice
PhysiVoice is an online diagnostic support tool that helps clinicians to diagnose patients better and faster.
Future Founders Competition 2020 expands to Hanoi
Startup ideas, sustainability and the brightest student talent from RMIT Vietnam – all that and more took place at the Future Founders Competition this year.
Activator comes full circle with E-week 2020
Riddled with inequalities, our current economic system was not designed for sustainable growth. How can we create solutions through a circular economy lens to build a healthier and more sustainable system for all?