09 - 10 April, 2019 | Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, Australia

Dean Moss


Interactive Workshops

Monday, April 8th, 2019

7:30 AM Managing Risk on University-Backed Start Ups to Maximise Returns on Investment

This workshop will focus on how universities can improve their pipeline from research ideas to mature SMEs. Uniquest CEO, Dean Moss will discuss Australia’s support in start-ups, types of funding available to kick-start research ideas, as well as licensing deals and contract negotiation to enable universities to become active shareholders in successful commercialisation.

Learning objectives:
  • Distinguish between IP-driven startups and founder-based startups and how to accommodate for both
  • Identify quality research projects and develop a better pipeline for start-ups
  • Address proof of concept to secure funding (types of funding available, applications for funding)
  • Exit strategies – commercialisation and how universities can maximise their ROI through IP, and licensing deals


Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 10th April 2019

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Dean.

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