Jane den Hollander has won the Business Higher Education Round Table’s peak award for individual leadership in university-business collaboration. “Professor den Hollander’s leadership has enabled Geelong to both respond to the challenges and embrace the opportunities associated with a new wave of innovation, advanced manufacturing and the digital economy,” BHERT states.
Other award winners are:
Research and Development, industry collaboration: Monash U, UoQ, Soochow U, South Dakota State U plus 17 industry and government partners for the Monash Programme of food and dairy research.
Research and Development, technology: Uni Newcastle, Viralytics, MSD Australia, Merck, Hunter Medical Research Institute, for Viralytics, immunotherapy cancer treatment.
Non-economic national benefit: Curtin U and 16 private, public and community sector partners, for Autism Academy for Software Quality Assurance
Higher education and training: University of Queensland and Institute for Urban Indigenous Health, for Indigenous Health Education and Workforce Development project
Community Engagement: Uni Newcastle, with 27 other universities and nine public and private partners for the Science and Engineering Challenge