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Industry Innovation Challenge


Connecting emerging talent with innovation-hungry companies to solve real-world problems together.

SSE's Industry Innovation Challenge (IIC) creates a scalable, accessible and meaningful work-integrated learning experience for university students in innovative workplaces of today.

The Industry Innovation Challenge provides meaningful engagement between students and industry partners, fortified by coaching and support from SSE facilitators.

Our six-week immersive industry challenge experience is designed to flexibly support the needs of diverse University cohorts. Participants work on real business tasks and projects, advancing organisational objectives, and deepening skills in creativity, design thinking, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Find out how your education institution might leverage the Industry Innovation Challenge to provide a scalable work integrated learning experience for your students – request the Industry Innovation Challenge Prospectus or contact us at

Are you an employer looking for amazing students to help energise your business, give a fresh perspective and join your team? Get in contact to explore opportunities to connect with our diverse and talented community.