Tag Archives: innovation

An in Depth Look at Attending the Spark Festival Australia Launch Party

admin/ November 22, 2018/ Event/ 0 comments

Hiller Sperry is an American student-athlete (lacrosse) about to finish a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business and Management from Wheaton College, Massachusetts. Hiller currently is spending this semester taking classes at Boston University- Sydney and internship at North Sydney Innovation Network.(Twitter: @HillerNSIN / Facebook: Hiller Sperry)     On October 19th, a diverse crowd of innovators, startup founders, government officials, venture

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NSW Innovation & Productivity Scorecard: First edition

admin/ September 20, 2018/ Event/ 0 comments

On Thursday 16th August I had the pleasure of attending the presentation of the first NSW Innovation and Productivity Scorecard by the NSW Innovation and Productivity Council. Being unique as the first and most comprehensive measure of an Australian state’s productivity and innovation performance, it was a great chance to see NSW’s ranking on key metrics relative to other Australian

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‘Game changing’ New Technology Is Headed To NSW

admin/ July 5, 2018/ Event/ 0 comments

Bright Future for NSW Ryde MP Victor Dominello  said at a North Sydney Innovation Network (NSIN) event on Tuesday 29th of May that other states are looking to NSW for leadership in innovation and technology. Mr Dominello has high hopes for the Premier State and strongly believes that it could become a leader and an example for the country. The Ryde

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AgTech Opportunities Abound

admin/ May 17, 2018/ Event

Agtech, the new ‘it’ industry AgTech is the industry to be working in, according to Sarah Nolet, founder of AgThentic, our speaker for April at Australian agriculture: Ignored by tech no longer?. “There is no better place for agrifood tech than Australia,” she said. Agriculture is in the middle of major shifts: increasing demands for food, changing consumer preferences, becoming

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Preparing For Drones Means Open Discussion and Forward Planning

admin/ May 1, 2018/ Policy

The North Sydney Innovation Network on Friday (27th April 2018) launched a report: Flying Robots in the Skies Above Our Neighbourhoods: Are North Shore Councils and Communities Ready for Drones? with the help of Mr Trent Zimmerman, Federal MP for North Sydney.  The report explores the drone market, different types and uses for drones, opportunities and risks, regulations and what

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Be Part of the North Sydney Innovation Network: Our Top 6 Ways

admin/ November 27, 2017/ Uncategorized

Do you live or work (or both) in Sydney’s North and have an interest in innovation? Be part of the North Sydney Innovation Network. Perhaps you are a responsible for product development in a large company or you run an Accelerator program or a coworking space. Or perhaps you have started a business that you think could be the next

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Bright Future for Coworking: Reflections from GCUCAU

admin/ October 27, 2017/ Event

Author: Claire Harris is the Marketing and Communication Manager (part-time) for North Sydney Innovation Network. She is also a consultant with her business (Innovate Communicate) where she specialises in helping innovators and science organisations to connect with their audiences. She also launched an online hub (Recover from Injury) after a tough injury experience and is writing a book. What is

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Back to the Futurism with Craig Rispin, a Noted Futurist

admin/ September 25, 2017/ Uncategorized

By Thomas Faria Computers the size of a strand of DNA? 3D printed bridges and houses? Artificial intelligence in the workplace? Craig Rispin gave us a look into his crystal ball over some glasses of mulled wine on a chilly night at WorkInc’s BayTen Espresso. The North Sydney Innovation Network brought together a group of innovators, founders, and supporters to

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