Innovation - The New Norm
Singapore is a leading model of innovation and incubation with start-up ecosystems growing at an astronomic rate, resulting in extraordinary breakthroughs in a variety of disciplines from technology, medicine, telecommunications and business.
Governments, businesses and universities each have a role to play in creating start-up ecosystems and in providing research based solutions to societal problems.
Macquarie University, through its Macquarie Park Innovation District, has launched an ambitious project to be a world-class, collaborative connector where researchers, entrepreneurs and some of the world’s most-recognised businesses come together to incubate creativity and find unique solutions to global and community issues.
Join Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Corporate Engagement and Advancement) to hear from a panel of experts to discuss how incubation in business works, the role of the ecosystem for success and the role universities can play in driving an entrepreneurial environment.
Sean P. Flanigan - Director of NUS Industry Liaison Office
Edgar Hardless - Chief Executive Officer, Singtel Innov8
Tracy Harris - Trade Commissioner, Austrade (Singapore)
Philip Kowalczyk - Senior Director, New Business Development & Strategy, Johnson & Johnson Medical Asia Pacific
John Shi-Nash - Director, Macquarie Park Innovation District Strategy
Professor Sherman Young (Moderator) - Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching), Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic - Operations, Macquarie University