Australia China Innovation Centre is the unique Start-up hub providing Australia start-ups a collaborative ecosystem to make an impact on global market. ACIC is backing Australia entrepreneurs with co-working spaces, investment resources, mentoring services and all around support to grow and flourish.

Our Vision: To be the one-stop shop for Chinese investment in Australian ingenuity. We will do this by:

  • Creating a self-sustaining pipeline of Australian start-ups that want to go global and will embrace Chinese investment
  • Creating an unparalleled portfolio of Chinese investors ready to make investments in Australian technology and businesses
  • Sponsoring targeted, effective and sustainable Chinese market entry for selected Australian start-ups

ACIC’s MARK+approach

We help, plan, implement, and manage fundraising initiatives that raise funds today and strengthen organization s for the future.

We have extensive connections within the Australian and Chinese business communities, and are committed to building a deep mentor portfolio focussed on our industry sector priorities.
ACIC will provide extensive opportunities for start-ups to physically access the Chinese community of investors and the Chinese market.
We will develop an armoury of resources designed to make China market entry more efficient and effective for Australian start-ups.
We will organise a series of tailored training programs for start-ups to demystify the market entry process and provide practical, relevant advice and guidance.


20 Dec: Media Focus on innovation and development in Shenzhen and Brisbane

Coinciding with the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Chinese economic reform, on 13 of December, Shenzhen Special Zone Daily interviewed Brisbane Mayor Graham Quirk, Digital Marketing Project Manager Kate Holmes, Shenzhen Brisbane Innovation Hub Liu Yuhui and the father of cervical cancer vaccine — Ian Frazer on the topic of the development of innovative cooperation between China and Australia.

our team

Terrence Liu
Partner & Managing Director
Sara Zhang
Partner & Operation Manager
Lee Rong
Project Manager
Cheng Wang
Project Consultant
Dr. Yi Jia
ACIC Specialist Consultant, Griffith University Senior Research Fellow and Queens Micro-Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC)

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