About Seedlab

Seedlab Tasmania is a unique incubator focused on Tasmanian food, drink, agri-food and agri-tourism startup businesses. Seedlab provides access to a proven training programme and commercial experts to support businesses and help them start, scale and grow.

Dr Hazel MacTavish-West
Dr. Hazel MacTavish-West Founder
Darren West
Darren West -Principal

Seedlab Academy

Seedlab has a broad base of support from the Australian Government, a national retailer (Woolworths), the University of Tasmania, regional investment agencies and commercial partners. This support covers the costs for over 200 startup businesses to access the programme, coaching and mentoring throughout 2020 and 2021.

Seedlab Academy is the on-line learning portal where Seedlab Tasmania participants can access a range of self-paced, learning resources to compliment the one-on-one mentoring from the Seedlab Tasmania team.

Meet the Seedlab Team

Your business is in safe hands! The Seedlab Team are a group of commercially-savvy experts with a combination of science, technology and business backgrounds. Seedlab also connects startups with expertise and support from dozens of global experts on everything from branding and marketing, to design and technology, retailing and sales, plus much, much more!

Hazel MacTavish-West 2019

Dr. Hazel MacTavish-West

Hazel is an experienced consultant food scientist with global experience.

Karina Dambergs

Karina Dambergs

Karina is the CEO of FermenTasmania and brings substantial business and incubator expertise.

Darren West

Darren West

Darren is a technology specialist with experience across a wide range of industrial sectors.

The Seedlab Tasmania Project is supported by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources through Incubator Support initiative funding as part of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme. In addition to sponsorship from other institutes/companies:

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