Empowering Innovators like you

CERI is a social enterprise for startups, focused on the people behind innovation. An incubator, our programs have been designed to educate and empower early-stage entrepreneurs, PhD students and visionaries within the Western Australian community.

Through education, mentorship, industry exposure and access to an extensive network of experts and like-minded peoples, our mission is to enable the leaders and industries of the future. 

Companies Successfully Acquiring Seed Funding

6

96

Companies Receiving Expert Mentorship

Resident and Non-Resident Companies

31

$4M+

Raised By CERI Companies

450+

Program Graduates

Since opening doors in August 2016, CERI has:

We've Been Busy

100%

Dedicated to you

ZERO

Claims to your IP

DGR1

Endorsed Organisation

0%

Equity taken from you

The CERI Difference

CERI's mission is to enable you, the innovator and leader of the future. By creating a safe, innovative environment, our goal is to see new, diversified industries flourish in Western Australia. 

Network Powered

At the heart of CERI is an expansive network. We have developed strong partnerships with universities, research organisations, government and all industry sectors on both a local and international scale. Combining this with our intellectual know-how, world-class research and commercial expertise, we have created a charged environment where all innovators can prosper. 

The result? a dynamic startup ecosystem right here in Perth, connecting innovators to industry, experts and beyond. 

Empowering Innovators like you

CERI is a social enterprise for startups, focused on the people behind innovation. An incubator, our programs have been designed to educate and empower early-stage entrepreneurs, PhD students and visionaries within the Western Australian community.

Through education, mentorship, industry exposure and access to an extensive network of experts and like-minded peoples, our mission is to enable the leaders and industries of the future. 

Our Start-ups

Meet the Start-ups that call CERI home.

Laconik

Changing the future of agriculture with data science.

Isopogen

Life-Changing cellular medicine.

Exodus Space Systems

Building a kinetic solution for space debris.

Empowering entrepreneurs through programs and expert mentorship, CERI is securing the economic future of Western Australia.

THE FUTURE OF

INNOVATION

STARTS WITH YOU

Our Programs

CERI's programs have been designed to focus on developing the skills and knowledge essential to a successful entrepreneur. Our comprehensive entrepreneurship and commercialisation programs deliver experiential learning, education and professional training so you can hit the ground running.

MALKA Customer Development Masterclass

A Hands-on approach to developing your customer pipeline, refining your value proposition and creating customers for life.

3

Concept to Creation

Covering a diverse range of skills and information from business strategy to presenting, Concept to Creation ensures you have a better understanding of the things you will need to build a successful Start-up.

2

CERI Bootcamp

Teaching you the essential skills and foundational knowledge at the beginning of your entrepreneurial journey.

1

Testimonials

From the perspective of CERI Resident Companies:

I was doing the same thing, inefficiently, over and over again. The programs gave me the basic knowledge I was lacking, showing me how to run a business. It was inspiring, really inspiring.

Sofie De Meyer

MALDI ID - Founder

The benefits of CERI were immediate. We learnt so much about how to go to market, opening doors for us on a global scale and the CERI network helped us raise capital through international investment.

Darren Hughes

Laconik - Founder

CERI gave us the tools we needed to develop our business. They became our cheer squad, encouraging us to succeed when we needed it most. If you want to take the next step in your business, this is the place to be.

Marian Sturm

Isopogen - Founder

Upcoming Events

Long Mile Hack Pitch Night
9/12/21

Join perth's emerging innovators at the long mile hack pitch night

As part of West Tech Fest 2021, CERI has invited young technologists, designers, business strategists and creative Innovators to solve real-world challenges in partnership with the City of Nedlands

Key Dates:

Pitch Night: 09/12/21


Long Mile Hack
2/12/21

Solve real-world challenges with open innovation and design thinking!


As part of West Tech Fest 2021, CERI invites young technologists, designers, business strategists and creative Innovators to solve real-world challenges in partnership with the City of Nedlands. 

Key Dates:

Day 1: 02/12/21

Day 2: 03/12/2

October Customer Development Masterclass
27/10/21

Over 14 weeks, the Customer Development Masterclass will focus on teaching you the essentials in getting out into the real world, interacting with potential customers, and gaining those first sales to continue growing your business ventures.

Key Dates:

First Session: 27/10/2021

Finale Session: 16/01/2022

Meet Our Start-ups

CERI's mission is to enable you, the innovator and leader of the future. By creating a safe, innovative environment, our goal is to see new, diversified industries flourish in Western Australia.