Graduate re-invents the water bottle
memobottle is a multi-million dollar company challenging one of the world's biggest environmental issues: single-use, plastic water bottles. Co-founder of memobottle, Jesse Leeworthy, studied a Bachelor of Engineering (Product Design) (Honours) at Swinburne. His design has taken him around the world, and the innovative bottle was even included in 2016 Oscar Awards gift bags.
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Healthcare entrepreneur wins award
Swinburne product design engineering graduate Jacqueline Savage has won the Victorian Entrepreneur Award as part of the 2016 Telstra Business Women’s Awards.
She was recognised for her start-up medical device company MedCorp Technologies, which develops wearable technologies for the healthcare industry, and is based in Swinburne's Innovation Precinct.