The failure rate for hardware development is high, the process is often slow and the costs associated are significant.
The Melt, based at Dashworks Makespace, has been designed to target these challenges and help both startups and corporates to rapidly prove, prototype, pilot and produce successful hardware products. It includes:
The Melt Accelerator for startups is a structured program with funding, tools, connections, mentoring and services to help startups build great hardware products and launch a successful business.
The Melt Labs for corporates is R&D as a service that helps companies deliver their strategic product development agenda. Melt Labs follows a proven product development process to accelerate corporate innovation.
Strategic product development for corporates.
New product development is key to the growth and sustainability for most corporates. But how do corporates know which initiatives to invest in? And how do they get it done quickly and efficiently without losing focus on “business-as-usual”? Melt Labs provides R&D as a Service to get new products into the market quicker
Melt labs is the proven process, expertise and equipment that helps corporates with the ability to liberate internally “trapped” hardware projects and IP to save time and money, mitigate risk, and improve operations or get new products into the market quicker.
The Melt harnesses the collective experience, capability and expertise of running 30+ Accelerators combined with Ampcontrol one of Australia’s largest electrical engineering companies.
We’ve partnered with market leaders to bring you the collective expertise, tools and capability you need to build and commercialise your product.
The Melt partners include:
The result is the combination of three key elements – an industrial prototyping lab, hardware accelerator and coworking space – the recipe for success for Australian’s next product innovators and corporate leaders.