Creative Innovation 2019 (Ci2019)

Dr Charles Day

CEO of the Office of Innovation and Science Australia (OISA)

CEO of Innovation and Science Australia (ISA), ISA provides strategic, whole-of-government advice on all science, research and innovation matters. This includes guidance on the Government’s $10.1 billion investment in 2016–17 in innovation, science and research including measures through the National Innovation and Science Agenda.

Dr Day was previously Program Director for the University of Melbourne’s Carlton Connect initiative, a STEM innovation precinct that co-locates researchers from across the University’s academic disciplines with public and private sector organisations, increasing the innovation and impact of research outputs.

He a member of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute board and on their Translation and Commercialisation Committee. He headed the University of Melbourne’s technology commercialisation company, Melbourne Ventures, from 2004–10 and was a co-founder of the internationally recognised Melbourne Accelerator Program which supports start-ups at the University.

Dr Day is a Rhodes Scholar and completed a PhD in the dynamics of jet engines at Oxford University. He brings significant expertise in innovation, business development, technology commercialisation, venture capital and start-up creation.

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