Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol43 Issue65 16–20 April 2018

Industry Engagement Bootcamp
When: Monday 21st May 2018, 9am-5pm
Where: Common Room, University House, ANU.
Cost: FREE
Register via Eventbrite
 
Develop skills to make connections, identify new opportunities and create possible collaborations with key industry stakeholders.
There are many factors driving researchers and universities to increase and improve collaborations with industry stakeholders, including to diversify research income, help their research achieve greater impact and to gain access to specialist industry knowledge. The ANU Technology Transfer Office is hosting an intensive, full-day workshop for ANU researchers interested in developing their industry engagement skills to better foster these relationships.
Examples of topics covered in this workshop include communicating and connecting effectively with non-science and technology stakeholders, Identifying and articulating engagement opportunities between your research group/school and potential clients and introducing yourself at networking and industry events by creating a personal pitch.
Who should attend: This workshop is suitable for HDR students, academics and professional staff at ANU who are pursuing commercial pathways with their research projects, or are working with those who are, and are interested in learning how to better engage with industry partners.
 
The workshop is free to attend, but spaces are strictly limited - make sure you register via Eventbrite to secure your spot. More information: bit.ly/2oJrQTF
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Other innovation-related opportunities
 
Below are some other events related to innovation and entrepreneurship that may be of interest:
 
·         Festival of Ambitious Ideas: Home Grown (29th March)
·         First Wednesday Connect - April (4th April)
·         fatigueHACK (18th-20th April)
·         First Wednesday Connect – May (2nd May)
 
Should you or your colleagues wish to be added to be mailing list for innovation-related training opportunities, complete the form here. If you have any questions about events run by the Technology Transfer Office, please contact vicki.stanley@anu.edu.au.

 

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