Identifying a strategic university partner

Focused on the opportunities that lay in industry-led research and best practice in industry-research collaboration, this series is presented by Cooperative Research Australia.

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So you’ve found a great research team in a university to help you work on problems you need to solve to grow your business. Working with a strategic university partner can supercharge your business – unlocking access to outstanding research, to prototyping, and to support and funding to grow your business fast.

This session will draw upon case studies and a conversation with an SME who have built and grown longlisting relationships with universities, covering issues like how to build a successful partnership, expectation management, IP and joint funding bids. Presenter: Jane O’Dwyer, CEO of Cooperative Research Australia in conversation with Cameron van den Dungan, CEO Sleeptite and Dr Andrew Tucker, Director Research and Development, Sleeptite

Drawing upon case studies and the lessons of more than 30 years of industry-led research, this series will explore upon more than 30 years of Australian data, experience and success stories to help you get the best from industry collaboration.

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