News and Events from the ECIC

After months of hard work, knock-backs and eureka moments, over 80 teams participating in the ECIC’s eChallenge finally had their moment to shine. The Venture Showcase, held at the Adelaide Convention Centre in September, was their opportunity to pitch their innovative idea or product to the general public and really get a feel for their […]

Posted in eChallenge, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Misc | Tagged , , , , , , ,
Comments Off on The venture is just beginning!

Does technology impacts the brain and decision making? According to The University of Adelaide’s Neural Systems and Complexity Specialist Dr Fiona Kerr, the answer to the question is yes. Technology affects our attention, our social connectivity with other people and our sleep cycles.
We live in a society where all aspects of our lives are driven […]

Posted in Research | Tagged ,
Comments Off on Modern technology is changing the way our brains work, says neuroscientist Dr Fiona Kerr, System and Neural Complexity Specialist with the University of Adelaide.

The  Australian eChallenge event was held outside of Australia for the first time in France this year, with the finals of the Australian eChallenge France being staged at the Australian Embassy in Paris on Thursday 26 May 2016.
Student teams represented their home universities and business schools from Châlons-en-Champagne, Lyon, Nice, Paris, Strasbourg and Troyes. In […]

Posted in Australian eChallenge France, eChallenge, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Prize Winners | Tagged , , , , , , , ,
Comments Off on Announcing the winners of the Australian eChallenge France

Dr Fiona Kerr is starring in the ABC’s Catalyst programme ‘Becoming Superhuman’.
The first episode aired last week gained rave reviews and this week Dr Kerr shares her powerful views on how humans can be their very best.
Catalyst airs Tuesday 31st May 2016 and can be viewed here.

Posted in Misc, News | Tagged ,
Comments Off on Dr Fiona Kerr on ABC’s Catalyst

Dr Fiona Kerr appeared on the SBS program Insight to discuss if Australians are getting enough sleep.
Dr Kerr focuses on the impact of napping and the effects of blue screens on sleep and states “blue screens change how melatonin works in the brain and changes the way we are sensitised to light and the circadian […]

Posted in News
Comments Off on Dr Fiona Kerr – Are we getting enough sleep?

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, […]

Posted in Connect, Entrepreneurship, Events, Experts In, Innovation, Misc, News | Tagged , , , , ,
Comments Off on Experts In: The Digital Revolution

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 […]

Posted in Complex Systems, Connect, Entrepreneurship, Events, Innovation, News, Research, Study | Tagged ,
Comments Off on Deadline For Papers Extended – Special Issue of Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal (Entrepreneurial Ecosystems)

Join us on a two week intensive study tour to South Africa which will take you to the country with the largest wealth gap in the world, where entrepreneurship and innovation are important to help communities survive and thrive.
Open to all University of Adelaide students, you will journey to Johannesburg to meet young and aspiring […]

Posted in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Misc, News | Tagged , , , , , , ,
Comments Off on Applications Now Open – Study Tour in South Africa

To showcase the winning idea from inaugural Tech eChallenge winners Seer Insights, program partner Microsoft have produced a short video.
You can watch the video here.
We look forward to following the guys journey and hearing how they fare over in the US later this year!
For more information on the Tech eChallenge please visit the website.

Posted in Connect, eChallenge, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Study | Tagged , ,
Comments Off on Watch a video from Seer Insights – Tech eChallenge winners!

It is with great pleasure that the ECIC launches the ‘South Australia’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Voice of the Customer Research Report’ and ‘Integrating Innovation South Australian Entrepreneurship Systems and Strategies’.
The ‘South Australia’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Voice of the Customer Research Report’ was prepared by Dr Allan O’Connor and Gerard Reed from the ECIC and was launched at […]

Posted in Connect, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship, Events, News, Research | Tagged , , , , ,
Comments Off on Read Here – Two New Publications From the ECIC