Student prizes: Excellence in Innovation at the Research Conversazione
The University of Sydney, through the Research Portfolio, offers prizes for undergraduate and postgraduate students (or teams of students) to present their research work at the Research Conversazione 2012.
The judging panel is looking for a novel new concept, invention or scientific discovery with considerable commercial potential. The Commercial Development and Industry Partnerships team can also provide advice and support to the winners about IP and commercialisation.
There are two prizes available: First prize is $1,000 with second prize of $500.
How to apply
Submit the completed application form by 5pm Thursday 25 October 2012 to the Research Portfolio, Commercial Development and Industry Partnerships team.
- Physical delivery: Level 5, the School of Information Technologies Building (J12).
- Email: NB must be signed. Signed, scanned applications may be emailed to Dr Thor Slater
Download the Application Form (doc, 64k)
|Paul Carter||Cochlear, the leading global expert in implantable hearing solutions|
|Simon Poole||Finisar, the world's largest supplier of optical subsystems and components|
|Jonathan McFarlane||Advanced Control & Acoustics (ACA), web-standard solutions for merging physical and virtual worlds in signage and building control|
|Hamish Hawthorn||ATP Innovations, Australia's leading business incubator|
|Simon Potter||Spruson & Ferguson, one of the leading intellectual property (IP) firms in Australia, specialising in the areas of trade marks, patents, designs, IP litigation, commercialisation and management|
|Thor Slater||Commercial Development|Research Porfolio|The University of Sydney|
|Andrew Black||Research Development |Research Porfolio|The University of Sydney|