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Strategic Innovation

Innovation workshops

The journey of our 30 Redbackers throughout the 2017 Redback Innovation Challenge.

Innovation challenges

20 graduate researchers from RMIT University formed three diverse, interdisciplinary teams to co-create solutions to some of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation’s biggest challenges related to enhancing the customer experience of the Australian Grand Prix.

Innovation workshops

The journey of our 30 Redbackers throughout the 2017 Redback Innovation Challenge.

Innovation challenges

20 graduate researchers from RMIT University formed three diverse, interdisciplinary teams to co-create solutions to some of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation’s biggest challenges related to enhancing the customer experience of the Australian Grand Prix.

The Strategic Innovation unit harnesses capabilities from across the research and innovation ecosystem to achieve strategic objectives and create value and generate impact from research.

Agile development, incubation and launch of strategic innovation programs help create value and generate impact from research.

Creating research impact awareness

Training & development

  • Research impact culture change leadership
  • Online training and support
  • Impact narrative development

Innovation through diversity

Knowledge innovation

  • Value creation from diversity
  • New knowledge co-creation
  • Value creation with traditional knowledge holders

Building innovation readiness

Innovation challenges

  • Innovation culture development
  • Multi and cross-disciplinary collaboration
  • Cross-disciplinary entrepreneurial innovation

Seeding innovation for growth

Innovation Seed Funding

  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Seed funding of innovative projects
  • Project growth and scaling through multiple pathways

Strategic Innovation activities

RMIT Research Innovation and Entrepreneurship Seed Fund

The RMIT Research Innovation and Entrepreneurship Seed Fund addresses a critical funding gap required for researchers to start creating value from research.

It gives RMIT researchers the opportunity to develop entrepreneurial and innovative projects that attract further growth funding from industry or government partners.

The fund is designed to help researchers translate their work into real world benefits with positive economic, social and environmental outcomes.

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Innovation challenge

The program offers a unique development opportunity to graduate researchers and students, engaging them in multi- and cross–disciplinary teams to address real world problems.

Weaving together RMIT’s eight Enabling Capability Platforms, the Innovation Challenge is set to create new sources of value and impact by bringing students and faculty together.

During this program, small, diverse student teams receive tailored, highly experienced training and mentoring in strategic practice.

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Knowledge Innovation

Creating value from diversity, knowledge innovation provides a framework of knowledge sharing between non-Indigenous researchers, Indigenous researchers and traditional knowledge holders that enable value creation from traditional knowledge.

  • New ‘Seed’ initiative creates value from diversity
  • Development of new knowledge co–creation and sharing and value creation frameworks
  • Initial focus on mainstreaming of traditional knowledge, building new relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers

Strategic Innovation team

Dr Reza Mohammed

Manager, Program Development

David Swift

Strategic Innovation Support Officer

Noah Eisen

Strategic Innovation Support Officer

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