Translate to Innovate June workshops

The Translate to Innovate Series is a year-long initiative, crafted in collaboration with Campus Plus, that aims to equip university researchers, including higher degree by research (HDR) students and early career researchers (ECR), with essential skills in industry engagement and research commercialisation

Workshops and dates

Each workshop is delivered online via Zoom on Friday at lunchtime. Register for the workshops individually using the links provided.

Workshops will be recorded. You can also access these recordings if you're unable to attend by emailing Anthony Bayss.

Opportunity assessment – How to pick winners and manage risk

How do you assess whether an opportunity is likely to be successful? Is high risk/high reward worth the gamble? Should risk be avoided at all costs? This webinar covers: technology push versus market pull, opportunity versus scientific results, the upsides and downsides of risk, as well as the types of risk - strategic, operational, technological, market.

Friday 9 June 12-1pm (AEST) via Zoom

Presenter Simon Williams has extensive national and international experience in all aspects of sourcing, evaluating, funding and developing business opportunities. He has been a company director, investor, small business owner and has worked in large corporations. Simon's previous roles include CEO of Itek (UniSA's commercialisation company), State Manager of the Australian Institute for Commercialisation, and founder of several small businesses.

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Health research – IP and data integrity: getting it right from the start

Friday 16 June 12-1pm (AEST) via Zoom

This webinar explores the IP and data integrity relating to commercialising health research.

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How to write a business case

Friday 23 June 12-1pm (AEST) via Zoom

Being able to write a compelling business case will help you be more successful wherever your career takes you. This webinar will cover: the three fundamental questions a business case should answer, the process for developing a business case, and understanding the rules of the game as well as the players.

Presenter, Richard Dale is based in Sydney with more than 25-years of experience in top-tier management consulting, new venture development, venture capital and R&D engineering. He has extensive experience in growth and transformation with Australian and international organisations which range from large corporations to start-up technology businesses. He has worked with Australian universities as they consider the best path for developing unique ideas and IP as well as expertise and experience across a range of sectors.

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