The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) - the leading specialist games educator and non-profit organisation - wants to help its graduates to achieve their dreams through the AIE Incubator Program.

The AIE Incubator Program supports development teams who have completed the Graduate Diploma in Management (Learning) with ongoing assistance and funding to successfully operate and grow their business through the development of games and other interactive digital content.

The Incubator Program is provided at no cost. AIE take no equity in companies created in the program and no royalties from or retain ownership of IP in the products that are developed.

AIE Incubator Grants Fund

AIE has announced the creation of the AIE Incubator Grants Fund which will award up to $1 million over the next 10 years for game development projects. These grants will support the development and commercialisation of games and other interactive digital content for participants of AIE’s Incubator Program for start-up studios. More information about this announcement. 

UPDATE: The first round of funding is now open for teams that are completing the Graduate Diploma in 2021 and closes at 11:59pm on Sunday 19 December 2021.



AIE Incubator Program

AIE's Incubator Program is designed to help graduates create their own independent game businesses and commercialise their innovative digital media content. This program will address some of the gaps between what it takes to design and create games and the skills and knowledge required to be a successful independent developer. The program covers business planning and development as well as marketing, publishing and community engagement
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AIE Incubator ProgramFriday, December 4th, 2020 at 6:23am
The first round of funding applications for 2021 is now open for teams that completed the Graduate Diploma in 2020. Applications can now be submitted via the application form on the AIE Incubator Website. This round closes at 10am on Monday 11th January 2021.
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AIE Incubator ProgramThursday, October 31st, 2019 at 1:06am
"Mooblings" by Team Chilli is available for download from Google Play. Please try it out.
Mooblings is an endless connect 3 experience with multiple boards for players to play on with new styles and experience, players can unlock more Mooblings by collecting coins and purchasing more in-store. With monthly challenges and a global leaderboard, players will always have something to do and enjoy.
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AIE Incubator ProgramWednesday, September 16th, 2020 at 5:48am
Retro Vision is an interactive music experience. Rotate around a track and avoid obstacles in your way while the world around you reacts to music. Featuring a completely customisable layout and a two button control scheme, it's easy to pick up but hard to put down.