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Innovation Week 2018

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Date: Monday 19 - Friday 23 March 2018
Venue: Hawthorn Campus

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Be inspired

Innovation Week features five days of events dedicated to celebrating and showcasing innovation and entrepreneurship at Swinburne. 

Join us in the new Innovation Hub, centre of Innovation Precinct and Design Factory activity at the Hawthorn campus.


11.30am - 2.30pm

Monday 19 March

Swinburne Makes

Check out some successful startups launched by Swinburne students and alumni. And grab a free burger at our interactive marketplace.

John Street

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12 - 2.40pm

Tuesday 20 March

Ask the Experts

Join our experts as they share five things you should know about design thinking, innovation, funding and commercialisation.

12.00-12.40: Design Thinking (presented by Design Factory)
12.50-1.20: Innovation (presented by Innovation Precinct)
1.30-2.00: Funding (presented by GrantReady)
2.10-2.40: Commercialisation (presented by mdp Law)


Level 4, Innovation Hub (The Fire Station)

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11.30am - 1.30pm

Wednesday 21 March

Innovation Showcase Discover some of the most exciting Swinburne products and services, from next generation condoms and rehabilitation robots to a virtual reality tour through space..


Level 4, Innovation Hub (The Fire Station)

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12 - 2pm

Thursday 22 March

Social Innovation Workshop Watch an idea generation session in action as our Design Factory team unpack a challenge set by Swinburne’s Social Innovation Research Institute and Centre for Social Impact.


Level 4, Innovation Hub (The Fire Station)

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9 - 10am

Monday 19 - Friday 23 March

Fire Station Tour Explore the new Innovation Hub and learn the stories behind the historic Hawthorn Fire Station, built in 1910.

Level 1, Innovation Hub (The Fire Station)

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