The first workshop of our new Exciton Science Industry Connect Program will be held on Wednesday 14 October from 1.00pm to 4.30pm.
Please follow this link to register for the event: https://bit.ly/2FS6BuT
Joseph Dodd of CSIRO will facilitate the event on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Industry’s Innovation Connections initiative.
The theme of the workshop is: Establishing early collaboration for competitive advantage.
It will feature presentations by Paul Mulvaney, Jacek Jasieniak and Girish Lakhwani, as well as Josh Brown of BluGlass, Tim James, of RBA, Andrew Hind of Agilent and Lauren Macreadie and Thomas Maschmeyer, from University of Sydney.
We will be joined by Victoria's Lead Scientists Dr Amanda Caples and other representatives of both the research community and relevant industries.
13:00 - Introduction
13:05 - Amanda Caples - Research Delivers Economic Impact
13:20 - Joseph Dodd (CSIRO) - What makes a good industry collaboration project
13:35 - Q&A with Joseph Dodd
13:45 - Thomas Maschmeyer (Usyd) - Technology Translation - From the Lab to Commerciality
14:00 - Q&A with Thomas Maschmeyer
14:10 - Lauren Macreadie (USyd) - Bridging the “Valley of Death” towards research commercialisation
14:25 - Q&A with Lauren Macreadie
14:35 - Paul Mulvaney (UoM) - Magnetica Silica Project for COVID-19 Testing Kits
14:50 - Timothy James (RBA) - Academia working with Industry: a view from both sides of the fence
15:05 - Q&A with Timothy James
15:15 - Girish Lakhwani (USyd) - Optics for Information Transfer
15:30 - Josh Brown (BluGlass) - Pairing industry with academia to accelerate innovation
15:45 - Q&A with Josh Brown
15:55 - Andrew Hind (Agilent) - Research to commercial outcome: an industry perspective
16:10 - Q&A with Andrew Hind
16:20 - Jacek Jasieniak (Monash) - Engineering of Devices