Research Innovation 2019 - Maximising the Commercial Impact of Innovative Research Through Collaboration, Cultural Change And Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Given the changing nature of the workforce and the Australian Government recognising research & development as a key factor in innovation success, it is imperative to improve research and industry collaboration. 

With this in mind, the 4th Annual Research Innovation Summit will return in 2019 with a particular focus on bridging the gap between research and industry to drive research commercialisation, industry collaboration and entrepreneurial outcomes.

Key themes to be discussed: 

- Aligning and managing partnership expectations to improve industry-university collaboration
- Identifying potential for commercial success in early research ideas
- Building a sustainable, innovative and competitive future for Australia led by Industry Growth Centres
- Engaging researcher with communities to create impactful research with commercial viability

Whats New for 2019

Best case practices for managing partnerships and expectations from Industry and Academia perspectives.

Benefit from workshops and panel discussions that delve into how Universities can develop innovative tools and frameworks to support research commercialisation.

Learn how Innovation Precincts create value for Researchers and cultivate entrepreneurial mindsets.

Hear from Venture Funds and Industry Partners on industry-led challenges to identify best commercial opportunities.

Develop a strategic vision and roadmap to ensure research is sustainable, competitive and innovative.

Who Will Attend

Head/Director/Manager/VP/Vice Chancellor of:

  • Research and Development/ International R&D; External/Industry/Research Engagement; Strategy /Strategy and Innovation; Projects/Strategic Projects/Strategic Partnerships; Innovation; Business Development

From the following sectors and industries:

  • Higher Education; Agriculture; Transport; Defence; Research Councils and Agencies; Government; Not—For-Profit; Start-ups; FMCG; Pharmaceutical; Biomedical Sciences


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