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Innovation is instrumental in creating sustainable development related technologies and processes. Innovation is not an isolated process; it requires the interaction of diverse actors and creates positive synergies between them.

Experts In: The Digital Revolution

Experts In: The Digital Revolution
Date: 25 November 2015
Time: TBC
Location: TBC
Registrations Required: By 23 November 2015 via Eventbrite.
In their 2013 technology report, Accenture argued that ‘‘every business is [now] a digital business”. They suggest that the digital mindset is no longer the realm of the I.T. department but impacts every area of the business including HR, […]

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Deadline For Papers Extended – Special Issue of Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal (Entrepreneurial Ecosystems)

The call for papers  for papers for the special issue on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems has been extended. Submissions will be accepted up to the 31st October 2015 for the Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal (Entrepreneurial Ecosystems).
Research Topics
This call for papers seeks empirical, theoretical/conceptual research that explores the key areas that account for ecosystem dynamics that […]

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Join the ECIC to Launch Two Exciting New Publications

Join us for the launch of two exciting new publications that staff from the ECIC have been working on in conjunction with Adelaide University Press.
The first, a book titled ‘Integrating Innovation South Australian Entrepreneurship Systems and Strategies’ is edited by Professor Göran Roos and Dr Allan O’Connor and contains contributions from the University of Adelaide, […]

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Tech eChallenge

Do you have an idea you think could be bigger than Angry Birds, but lack the technical know-how to make it happen?
The Tech eChallenge could be the opportunity to kick start your idea. This new program is for individuals or teams with an idea for an app or software, but need a hand with the […]

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ThIncTrain 2015, Applications Are Now Open!

Applications are now open for the 2015 ThIncTrain program!
This program assists innovative and entrepreneurial University of Adelaide postgraduate and PhD students to unlock and accelerate the commercial potential of their research, business concepts or services through structured workshop and online training modules.
If you are a postgraduate or PhD student with a proven business idea and […]

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Entrepreneurs’ Week 2015

Last week saw us celebrate Adelaide’s first Entrepreneurs’ Week, with the ECIC hosting and sponsoring a number of events as part of this great initiative.
A Brand South Australia initiative, Entrepreneurs’ Week showcased Adelaide’s opportunity-rich environment, the unique support programs available to entrepreneurs, the importance of intrapreneurship, as well as success stories from our thriving start-up […]

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Good leadership can positively change people’s brains

Do leaders of successful and adaptive organisations think differently? Yes, according to the ECIC’s organisational and neural complexity specialist.
Dr Fiona Kerr says while it’s common knowledge that a leader plays a critical role in the success of a company, the research she conducted as part of her PhD (based on 25-years’ experience) uncovered how strong […]

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23-25 March 2015 | Creative Innovation 2015 Asia Pacific, From Disruption to Sustainable Growth

The world’s most innovative thinkers are coming to Melbourne!
Creative Innovation 2015 Asia Pacific is the premiere conference for those passionate about creativity, innovation, leadership and change. Ci2015 will deliver world class creative and innovation leadership and pragmatic solutions. It will offer credible forecasts, strategies and practices to help transform you and the leadership of organisations. […]

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Cluster Observatory

In December, ECIC launched the Australian Cluster Observatory at an event in the Barossa Valley attended by the Hon Susan Close, Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation. The Australian Cluster Observatory is an interactive web-based data analytics tool and cluster organisation network platform modelled on European and USA initiatives. It provides business executives, regional and industry […]

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Opinion, Dr Allan O’Connor – the Purpose of Entrepreneurship Education, and How it is Supported by the University Sector.

A recent paper by Tim Mazzarol for the Centre of Entrepreneurial Management and Innovation prompts a number of questions that relate to the purpose of entrepreneurship education, and how it is supported by the university sector. Mazzarol argues that there is too little by way of policy support for the development of entrepreneurship, innovation and […]

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