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When we work with customers like Telstra, Fonterra and the Australian Federal Government we have the same mindset as when we start a company. We need to understand what the massive outcome of working together will be. We want to step change your innovation capability.

We have run many large scale programs for big companies. We help to diagnose where they are now and guide them on how they can step change their impact. We connect them with innovators in the entrepreneurship community and design and execute programs that enable them to build their internal innovation capability. All our work is focused on enabling and delivering new growth.


Through our unique partnership with Publicis Drugstore we run our programs globally, delivering world-class marketing and technology capability to our clients.

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Pollenizer products to diagnose your current innovation capability.

Innovation Capability Profile

What does it take for an enterprise to become a world class innovation machine? Gathering your ‘innovation genome’ with a Pollenizer Partner will allow you to explore your company through the 16 elements of great innovation systems..

  • Workshop: Half day
  • Report: Innovation Capability Profile for your company
  • Clarity: Where your company sits against various benchmarks
  • Actions: Practical steps for what to do next


Pollenizer products for guiding your company step by step towards innovation machine. Real change needs a persistent approach over time.

Growth Practice Advisory

Embed Pollenizer’s Startup Science inside your organisation. A mix of two parallel streams to manage how your innovation system is governed at a leadership level and how it is executed by your teams.

  • Whole or half day per week advisory
  • Professional Startup Science coaching
  • Success Core Lifecycle portfolio management for your new growth opportunities
  • Detailed design blueprint for embedding Startup Science in your organisation
  • Execution plan for introducing a new way of working to your teams
  • Performance monitoring approach using innovation accounting
  • Portfolio management including funding and incentive models

Growth Transformation

A series of workshops to design a path to building a culture for your growth teams that is unblocked and passionate about the challenge ahead.

  • 3 x 1 day workshops
  • Co-ordination with your legal and financial teams
  • Best practice toolkits to get things started quickly with an approach that works
  • Tailored approach to governing equity, IP and risk
  • Incentive program for your teams
  • Standard tools to reduce friction during the new growth creation process


Pollenizer products for inspiring your company, exploring what it could become and connecting it with innovation ecosystems.

Meet the Maker

A one-day (or evening) strategy and foresight session bringing C-level executives together with startup founders for tech inspiration and long-range strategic development.


A 1-day training course for leaders, that enables a deeper understanding of how digital products are built and function, through tuition in the fundamentals of coding and web architecture. Just what you need to be able to have technical conversations with your teams..

Leadership Bootcamp

Roll up your sleeves and experience how startups create growth companies. This workshop is for board directors and senior leaders to quickly acquire new business model discovery methods.

  • Half day orientation workshop for executive leaders
  • 2-day workshop for senior leaders to experience the Startup Science way of working
  • Hands-on immersion into lean startup and design thinking
  • Understanding through experience how this way of working if different to typical enterprise approaches
  • Toolkit you can use in your work to start customer-centered business model discovery
  • A simple plan for next actions


Pollenizer products for introducing Startup Science and new ways of working to your organisation.


An intimate 2 day experience using Startup Science to identify problems and prototype solutions that customers love. Immersive and action-driven, a Microhack transforms anybody into a maker.

  • 2 day workshop
  • Up to 20 people.
  • Optional talent recruiting component to mix your internal team with new perspectives.
  • Up to 10 new business model ideas that can be assessed for next steps
  • A new work pattern you can use in your company to break ground with new ideas

Innovation Tournament

A massive scale innovation tournament for up to 1,500 employees. A high impact way to launch a new innovation program and activate an entire company across silos.

  • Launch events
  • Online idea and team development program
  • 2.5 day hackathon
  • Design for what happens next
  • Hundreds of new ideas
  • Inspiring ‘change -bomb’ to mark a new way of working
  • New employee talent identified
  • 10 startup prototypes that can be actioned

3 Giant Leaps

An online program of daily insights and actions that step entrepreneurs through what they need to do to transform an idea into a business and form a team. The three giant leaps are: forming a massive idea, proving that real customers want the idea and then pitching it to make sure it goes to the next step. Supports up to 1,500 per cohort.

  • 28 insights and actions
  • Slack community to learn from each other
  • Online workbook
  • Professional coaches available to help
  • Stimulate ideas and turn them into prototype businesses in spare time.

New Growth

Pollenizer products for turning ideas into powerful new businesses that will bring new growth to your organisation.

Managed Incubator/ Accelerator 

A place outside your organisation to get new ideas started. A rich curriculum of ‘Superpowers’, professional Pollenizer coaching, and a powerful mentor network of entrepreneurs, scientists, government and large companies to increase your chances of success. Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore

  • 12 week rolling cycles January, April, July, October.
  • Amazing space and experienced people away from parent company patterns.
  • ‘Superpower’ masterclasses, mentors and guest speakers.
  • Opportunities to connect with diverse communities who can help and inspire.
  • Easy access to other resources. Software, big data, media, design.
  • Startup Science Innovation Platform and Tools
  • An accelerated path to market for new ideas which avoid the distractions of head office.
  • Increased Learning Velocity improving the quality of work and likelihood of success.
  • Genome report on progress of your teams using innovation accounting

Incubator/ Accelerator System Design

We design incubation and acceleration programs for you to run inside your organisation. Our team gets it started and then trains your team to take it on.

  • Strategy on how an incubator or accelerator fits in your organisation
  • Design for themes, cadence, incentives, curriculum and more
  • Startup Science Innovation Platform and Tools
  • An operating accelerator program that fits with your strategy
  • The system around your accelerator that makes it work

Maker 3

A 3 week maker program to build something that can test either SOLUTION, CHANNELS or PROBLEM. Professional makers from Publicis Drugstore will create what you need to run your experiments. Teams must be in a Pollenizer Incubator program.

  • Fixed price and time (3 weeks).
  • Professional teams make what you need to run your tests.
  • Access to global media networks and tools
  • Either:
    • SOLUTION: Minimum viable product – app or website
    • CHANNELS: Ad creative and placement – various media
    • PROBLEM: Market research and landing page creation

Lean Go-To-Market

When you need to take known products to market or incrementally improve what you have, this program replaces a Powerpoint business case with a high velocity, customer-led experiment that pitches real evidence back to the business.

  • 6 week acceleration program
  • One-on-one coaching of teams
  • Startup Science Platform and Tools
  • Take sustaining innovation to market faster
  • Validate business cases before committing major investment
  • Find spectacular ‘Unfair Advantage’ when combining the assets of your business with an existing product you are taking to market


Pollenizer products for building the new technologies that enable new growth.

Production Build

When you have discovered what needs to be built, we begin the design and assembly of your product with world-class UX and software engineering capability.

  • Design process based on your lean customer discovery process
  • UX, software engineering (front and back end) and data management
  • Team of developers that have delivered some of the world’s biggest digital projects (Nurun or Sapient)
  • Your product delivered and ready to scale

The Future is waiting

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