CRC for Mental Health

Ms Karra Harrington
PhD Candidate 
Your interests

My research interests include mental health and well being, particularly in relation to older adults. My PhD thesis is investigating changes in cognitive function, such as memory, in relation to normal ageing and Alzheimer's disease. I am also a psychologist with an interest in applying psychological principles to enhancing student mental health, motivation, and productivity.

Ms Edith Drajkopyl
PhD Candidate 
Your interests

My interests include cognitive testing, brain injury, and mental health. My PhD thesis is focused on understanding the way brain function changes following sports-related concussion and the best methods for identifying concussion. I am also interested in communicating and increasing public awareness of concussion risks through strategic marketing and policy development.

CRC for Polymers

Dr Ian Dagley
CEO 
Your interests
Commercialisation

CRC for Water Sensitive Cities

Mr Ben Furmage
Chief Operating Officer / Company Secretary 

CSIRO

Dr Jacqui Watt
Dr Jacqui Watt
Innovation Facilitator 
Your interests

I’m a business innovation facilitator driven to propel organisations to break business barriers and expand commercial opportunities via world-shaping research initiatives and strategic partnerships. As part of the DIIS Innovation Connections Programme and CSIRO SME Connect team, my primary mission is to advance Australia’s business development potential via pioneering research projects, to position us as world leaders.

With an appreciation of business strategy that realistically addresses needs while adding value, I formulate business innovations via robust research initiatives and strategic partnerships. I offer IN-DEPTH EXPERTISE in:

>> Research projects
>> Business development
>> Strategic partnerships
>> Research initiatives
>> Research funding (as facilitator of the Innovation Connections Programme)

With extensive experience in fostering highly penetrative business innovations and research projects, STAKEHOLDER FEEDBACK includes: “integrity, professionalism, focused on problem solving and an effective team player” and “extremely knowledgeable on a range of topics”.

Passionate about empowering others to ‘think bigger’ and stretch beyond their potential.

CSIRO Manufacturing

CSIRO is Australia's national research agency and is participating in a number of CRCs. The Manufacturing Business Unit is developing scientific and engineering innovations to support in particular Australian manufacturers to be globally successful. Key capabilities of the Industrial Innovation Program are Printed Electronics, Electric machines and energy storage, protoyping and systems integration, advanced materials, advanced sensors and devices, including for defence, transport, agriculture, food, medtech, building and manufacturing applications.

Dr Marcel Bick
Business Development Manager 
Your interests
Key capabilities of the Industrial Innovation Program are Printed Electronics, Electric machines and energy storage, protoyping and systems integration, advanced materials, advanced sensors and devices, including for defence, transport, agriculture, food,

Data to Decisions CRC

Dr Sanjay Mazumdar
Chief Executive Officer 
Your interests
I will be available after lunch.... Our areas of interest are Big Data analytics. We are interested in meeting with potential industry partners or organisations looking to get Big Data R&D problems solved. Others might like to meet us because we ar

Data61, CSIRO

Ms Liz Jakubowski
Director, Ribit 
Your interests
RIbit is a new online platform that matches students to businesses via an algorithm. _x000D_ Looking to meet with any businesses seeking talented undergrad or postgrad students with STEM, digital and research skills, particularly data science, software engineering, maths, science, IT. Also PhDs and masters with research skills.

Defence Science and Technology Group

Mr Peter Kerr
Program Leader - Innovation 
Your interests

Research partnership with Government

National Innovation and Science Agenda

Innovative Defence Capability

Next Generation Technologies Fund

Department of Education and Training

Dr Luke Hendrickson
Director 
Your interests
I lead a team of policy researchers who have access to a range of government data sets on students, funding and university research expenditure. One of my strategic objectives is to build the research capacity of my department through collaborative effort

Dow Chemical

The Dow Chemical Company is a leader in specialty chemicals delivering a broad range of technology-based products and solutions in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture.

Dr James Wiltshire
Technology Leader - Australia & New Zealand 
Your interests

Composites, coatings, water purification