Management of Innovation

Management of Innovation

A ‘Master Class’ on the Management of Innovation was taught to a class of final year undergradute and Masters students. An important feature of the learning experience was guest presentations from senior executives of some of Australia’s leading companies including Resmed, Cochlear, Arup and Deloittes.

Converging Technologies for Sustainable and Healthy Food

Converging Technologies for Sustainable and Healthy Food

Ron Johnston was invited to join a meeting of the Italian National Research Council on Converging Technologies for Sustainable and Healthy Food to present a perspective on the potential for treatment of agricultural wastes by nano- and other emerging technologies in Rome in May 2015.

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Evaluation of the Research Commercialisation Programs of EU Countries

Evaluation of the Research Commercialisation Programs of EU Countries

Ron Johnston has been contracted by ACOLA to assist in the project for the Chief Scientist (Securing Australia’s Future 09) addressing the need for Australia to improve the application of outputs from its investment in publicly funded research. He is preparing reports on the research commercialisation policies and programs of Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Germany.