Best Practice Industry Engagement

Come and see.... Best Practice in Industry Engagement and Collaboration
*Did you know that.......?

  • Australia is ranked last out of 33 countries in the OECD for collaboration (OECD, 2013).
  • But Australian businesses that engage in collaborative innovation with research organisations are 242% more likely to report increases in productivity, compared with non-innovating businesses.
  • Businesses which engage in collaboration are 70% more likely to develop products that are new to the world.
  • Innovative Australian businesses are 78% more likely to report increases in productivity over the previous year compared to businesses that don’t innovate.
  • More than 80% of Australian business leaders believe innovation is the main driver for creating a competitive economy and the best way to improve the country’s productivity.

Join us at Deakin University Waurn Ponds to find out how you can take advantage of opportunities to engage and collaborate with leading research institutes to drive your productivity and new product development!


Thursday, 19 March, 2015 - 07:45 to 11:00
Geelong Technology Precinct, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds
FREE for GMC/ENG Members, $30 p/p for non members

Further Information

Geelong Manufacturing Council, Industry Innovation Program & Geelong Manufacturing Excellence Network
Geelong Manufacturing Council