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Optimising Knowledge Transfer to Empower Research and Innovation

Optimising Knowledge Transfer to Empower Research and Innovation

Knowledge transfer is one of several critical enablers for research innovation, especially successful partnerships and long-term collaboration between universities and private companies. One organization with a unique approach to knowledge transfer is UNSW Innovations, which has successfully established 43 partnerships to empower research and innovation. To learn more, we speak with CEO Kevin Cullen, who explains how UNSW Innovations is removing obstacles to facilitate the transfer of both knowledge and technology, to create partnerships that influence economic and social outcomes.

Secrets & Tips to Driving Innovation Through Culture & The Creation of an Agile Business Environment

Secrets & Tips to Driving Innovation Through Culture & The Creation of an Agile Business Environment

Big companies want to create an agile business environmentso as to drive innovation. But what are their secrets to creating this kind ofbusiness culture and how did they do it? In this Insights, Zia Zaman (ChiefInnovation Officer Lumenlab, Metlife Asia), Daniel Dahlmeier (Research Lead,SAP Innovation Centre Network, Singapore) and Viktor Cheng (Managing Partner,EDGE Lab) share their secrets and tips in driving innovation. 

Effectively Partnering With Start-ups to Supercharge Innovation: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Effectively Partnering With Start-ups to Supercharge Innovation: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Whilst corporations and start-ups are looking for the perfect partners to supercharge their businesses, such partnerships are rarely problem free due to differences in organisational culture, often leading to frustration and sometimes even failure. One man exploring solutions is Hugh Mason, CEO and Founder of JFDI.Asia, a venture partner that shares risk and reward with corporations to create new digital businesses. In this interview, Hugh reveals the underlying challenges in such partnerships and the best practices for effective synergy and success.
Improving Research Partnerships & Collaboration – Insights with Telstra’s Chief Scientist

Improving Research Partnerships & Collaboration – Insights with Telstra’s Chief Scientist

Telstra has a heavily-invested presence in research innovation in Australia, having committed to multiple research partnerships and corporate ventures. To learn how Telstra supports communication channels between businesses and researchers to strengthen research partnerships, we speak with Telstra’s Chief Scientist, Dr Hugh Bradlow.

What Makes Successful Research Partnerships?

What Makes Successful Research Partnerships?

While many universities, government bodies and private sector companies focus on how to build successful research partnerships, University of Sydney’s Australian Centre for Innovation (ACIIC) has taken on the unique role of facilitating collaboration between knowledge users and producers. To learn more about the success factors for research collaborating, we speak with Professor Ron Johnston, Executive Director at the ACIIC.