We are widely known as a key source for up-to-date information on Australian Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Our mission statement is based on using these and other initiatives to increase public awareness of the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship through an emphasis on the three pillars of future economic growth Ė excellence in research, development and commercialisation.
There are five key objectives that apply to all of our current and future projects:
Demonstrate the value of research, development and commercialisation
Profile Australiaís intellectual capital.
Reinforce the innovation and entrepreneurial process, from idea to market.
Facilitate networking between innovators and investors.
Collaborate nationally and with each Australian state & territory.
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The primary role of the Advisory Council for the Australian Innovation Festival is to advise on the Festival's current and future direction. This Advisory Council has representatives from the private sector and Federal, State and Territory Governments, associated festivals and various innovation councils throughout Australia.
Advisory Council Members include:
Head of AusIndustry, Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education
Hon. Greg Combet
Co-Chair, Advisory Council, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
General Manager, Business and Industry Development, Chief Ministerís Department
Professor Roy Green
Dean, Business School, University of Technology Sydney
Managing Director, Create and Innovate, Hunter TAFE
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
Networking and Communications Manager, Desert Knowledge Australia
Managing Director, Adelaide Research and Innovation, University of Adelaide
Dr Rowan Gilmore
Chief Executive Officer, EM Solutions and Adjunct Professor, University of Queensland
Director, Innovation Policy and Partnerships, Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation
Chief Executive Officer, Autech
Chief Executive Officer, Philology
C-Chair, Advisory Council, Chief Executive Officer, Adair Communications
General Manager, Innovation Services and Infrastructure, Department of Commerce
Chief Executive Officer, Create Entreprises
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