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At nandin, imaginative and inventive minds come together to challenge, design, create and innovate.
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nandin Innovation Centre

nandin is ANSTO’s innovation centre where people and ideas collide to challenge, experiment, co-create and innovate.

What drives us is helping you apply science, technology, research and innovation to create solutions that solve the unmet challenges and problems in our world.

We do this by engaging industry, delivering learning programs, prototyping, collaborating and mentoring, as well as providing facilities such as lab suites, offices, and design workspaces.

At nandin, we help you to look ahead.

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Our Community

Meet Our nandin Members

Located on ANSTO’s Southern Sydney campus, nandin is surrounded by some of Australia’s most significant science and engineering facilities. It’s here, in a beautiful bushland setting, we are building the “Knowledge Base” for Southern Sydney. Meet our members.

Our Programs

Entrepreneurial Learning

From curiosity and creativity, entrepreneurs turn their interest into action. This program is designed to help you be more resourceful, flexible, creative and global.


Challenge-based Innovation

Challenge-based Innovation (CBI) is about creating opportunities for research, industry and government to work together to solve real-world problems. We help develop your critical thinking and get hands-on. Make your ideas real through prototyping and testing.

Mentoring & Support Programs

Access our pool of mentors with backgrounds rich in experience, knowledge, connections and success. nandin mentors assist across a broad range of business activities such as product development, go-to-market strategies, IP, distribution, finance, human resources and founders issues.

Latest News

COVID-19 Global NASA hackathon win

A team from ANSTO and the nandin innovation hub has won the Best Use of Technology category in the global SpaceApps COVID-19 Challenge virtual hackathon using open data from the space agencies to develop solutions to issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Optus adopts new Worker Safety App designed by nandin member workm8

Local Shire Entrepreneur, Stephen Snell’s company, workM8, is helping Aussie businesses manage worker safety and track assets, using a digital workflow software and mobile app.

nandin unlocks 400 years of business expertise

A new online mentoring program has launched at nandin, ANSTO’s people collider where start-ups engage with science, technology and industry.

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