News and Events from the ECIC

Presenter Professor Roger Maull taps into a 21st century concern that affects all of us – data access and ownership. Roger’s presentation will focus on the use of personal data. Digital technologies such as the Internet of Things are often driven from a provider perspective. If you buy a device the data belongs to the […]

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Where would you find a combination of sheep farming, aerospace technology, foodie networking and animated science? The re-launched ThincLab provides the opportunity for all of these exciting new start-ups to come together, collaborate and network with other innovative and entrepreneurial individuals. Importantly, the ThincLab program not only provides a creative space but also a suite […]

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Throughout history, business families and the skills and capital they bring have been the engine room for entrepreneurial activity and growth of economies around the world. To mark National Family Business Day (19th of September each year), the University of Adelaide, together with Family Business Australia held a seminar, ‘The Value of Family Branding’.
Facilitated by […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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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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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