ECU's Business and Innovation Centre (ECUBIC) is Western Australia's premier purpose-built business facility, providing flexible low-cost accommodation, services and management support for new and small businesses.
To assist in the formation and development of new and sustainable small businesses through the provision of business centre facilities and ancillary services in the Cities of Joondalup and Wanneroo.
The ECUBIC provides the following services for home-based businesses at affordable rates:
The Centre also hosts seminars and presentations. To receive information on future events, register your details.
The Centre was established in 2003 following the receipt of grant funding from the Commonwealth Department of Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business as part of their Business Incubator program. The City of Joondalup and LotteriesWest also provided additional funding, while ECU provided the land and a significant financial contribution.
Since 2005 the Centre has been the most successful business incubator in Western Australia, and the most successful facility of its kind in Australia, with 100 per cent occupancy rate. The Centre is currently being extended to add almost 200m2 of additional office space. The additional offices should be available by the end of 2011.