Day 1 - Tuesday 30th June, 2015
8:30
Registration, coffee & networking
9:00
Welcome remarks from the Chair
9:10
KEYNOTE: What industry needs in a partnership for long-term sustainability
  • Building trust in the relationship
  • Communicating continuously and having the same goal in mind
  • Understanding that it is a mutual partnership

10:30
SPEED NETWORKING
11:00
Morning tea & networking
Approaching industry to secure partnership
11:30
How to secure funding with industry
  • Visualising the partnership and making it sustainable
  • Establishing a great platform for sustainability and growth
  • Embedding the partnership as part of each organisation’s DNA

12:10
INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE: Structuring to support innovative academic research: Case study of the Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • How and why Stanford’s GSB created a new entity to support faculty research
  • Structuring to support faculty research and industry collaboration
  • Key learnings from the first year

12:50
Lunch & networking
1:50
Building strong relationships to share expertise & knowledge
  • Why industry needs to partner with research
  • Sharing expertise to build relationships
  • Identifying goals whilst still remaining true to vision & mission

2:30
Industry Growth Centres – Driving industry competitiveness
  • Reinvigorating and developing new economic bases
  • Looking towards more long-term collaborations
  • Identifying the key needs, followed by the research required to deliver appropriate solutions

3:10
Afternoon tea & networking
Maintaining partnerships to remain competitive
3:40
Knowing what works in managing industry partnerships
  • Working to support and establish networks
  • Developing and implementing new strategies
  • Working together proactively

4:20
Securing and managing ARC Industrial Transformation grants
  • Selecting and securing aligned industry collaborators
  • Getting on the same page with your partners before the collaboration starts – IP & Commercial Principles
  • Keeping your programs on track

5:00
Closing remarks from the chair & close of day one
Day 2 - Wednesday 1st July, 2015
8:30
Welcome, coffee & networking
9:00
Welcome remarks from the Chair
9:10
Working together to deliver industry focussed research and research infrastructure
  • Tackling cultural change
  • Building a successful innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Working with partners to deliver sustainable impact

Collaborating to enhance innovation
9:50
What industry wants from a collaboration
  • Having a clear commitment and understanding of the collaboration
  • Identifying incentives for research institutions for mutual engagement
  • Creating good communications and networks for future innovation

10:30
Using data to create innovation between university and industry
  • Turning data into valuable products and services by companies and individuals
  • Unlocking the potential of data through collaboration across university and industry
  • Using data to build the knowledge-based jobs of the future

11:10
Morning tea & networking
11:40
EasyAccess IP: Giving innovation to the world
  • Being clear on who has ownership of the IP
  • Creating knowledge and publishing knowledge
  • How to receive EasyAccess IP

12:20
Knowing exactly what industry are looking for
  • Assessing how to approach potential partners
  • Recognizing new ways to become more innovative
  • Implementing strategies to work more collaboratively together

1:00
Networking lunch
Implementing internal functions to support collaboration
2:00
Identifying the realistic expectations you have of the partnerships
  • Ensuring you identify shared values within the partnership
  • Supporting each other to develop and grow

3:20
Closing remarks from the Chair & close of conference
3:30
Afternoon tea & networking

Need something to send to the boss?

Time is running out click to register now!



Endorsers:
Media Partners: