CivVicLabs brings government and startups together to solve public sector challenges

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Current Challenges

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How can we encourage teenagers to be more active?
Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions and the Department of Education and Training
How can we increase cyber security awareness to reduce risk to Victorians?
Department of Premier and Cabinet (Enterprise Solutions)
How can we make the Victorian transport system more responsive to user safety and wellbeing?
Department of Transport
How can emerging technology keep Victorians safe at work?
WorkSafe Victoria
How might we incorporate the health outcomes that matter to patients into clinical practice?
Western Health
How might we reduce hospital acquired complications?
St. Vincent's Health Australia
How might we better understand how Victorians use public transport?
Department of Transport

Build with a customer in the room

CivVic Labs is for startups and founders looking to secure a government customer but unsure how to navigate the government procurement process.

In our challenge-based accelerator, you'll work directly with a potential customer on an MVP with the opportunity to secure a $150k government contract at the end.

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Chance to win a government contract of up to $150,000

Workshops on business design and product develoment

$35k capital funding to support your journey

Mentoring and advisors


Office space in Melbourne CBD

Government Partners

Government Challenge Owners

Is your team tackling a challenge that would benefit from innovative thinking and new technology?

CivVic Labs is an opportunity to partner with startups to co-create solutions that deliver citizen value.

Our next round of challenges go live in February/March 2020. If you're interested in putting forward a challenge, please get in touch with us.

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