Meet The Team:  Kristen Houston, Project Officer, Accelerating Australia on behalf of  SPARK Co-Lab

Meet The Team: Kristen Houston, Project Officer, Accelerating Australia on behalf of SPARK Co-Lab

Friday, October 13, 2017

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    08 Dec, 2017
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    Huge thanks to our friends at Accelerating Australia, presenting partner of SPARK Co-Lab's 2017 Design Course, for the detailed case study on our 2017 Design Course Pitch Night winners NIMo.  Read it in full on the Accelerating Australia website at https://www.acceleratingaustralia.com/news-and-events/nimo-wins-innovation-central-award-at-west-tech-fest/, otherwise read on for excerpts. ### It’s hard to believe the NIMo team only met for the first time in May 2017, when the SPARK Co-Lab Design
  2. Say Hi To SPARK Co-Lab at West Tech Fest  2017
    06 Dec, 2017
    Say Hi To SPARK Co-Lab at West Tech Fest 2017
    If you're heading to West Tech Fest 2017 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Perth on Thursday 7 December, make sure you come by and say hi to the SPARK Co-Lab team.  Along with a number of our friends and partners from across the SPARK Co-Lab ecosystem, we'll be in the Exhibition Village during the event's official lunch break, from 12:20-1:20pm, ready to share more about all things innovation in the medical and biotech space, including our upcoming course offering the Actuator Lecture Series (coming
  3. Photo credit:  www.ges2017.org
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    We're excited to share that SPARK Co-Lab founder Kath Giles has been selected as a member of the Australian delegation to the Eighth Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), taking place in Hyderabad, India this week (28-30 November 2017).
  4. SPARK Co-Lab Actuator Series - Next Information Session at Curtin on 27 November
    22 Nov, 2017
    SPARK Co-Lab Actuator Series - Next Information Session at Curtin on 27 November
    Miss out on our last information session at ECU earlier this month?  Not to worry - you'll have another chance to find out more about SPARK Co-Lab and its new course offering, the Actuator Series, at an information session being held at Curtin University on Monday 27 November. Join us from 10-11am at Curtin University's Innovation Central (Bentley Campus) - level 2, building 216. Commencing February 2018, the SPARK Co-Lab Actuator is a 12-month lecture series that will be open to anyone with
  5. Meet The Team:  Celine Royet, Course Director, Actuator Series
    16 Nov, 2017
    Meet The Team: Celine Royet, Course Director, Actuator Series
    “Meet The Team” is where we’ll introduce the people behind SPARK Co-Lab.  We’ll learn about their different backgrounds and areas of expertise, and find out more about how they came to get involved in SPARK Co-Lab and what they hope to achieve through this involvement. This week, we’re excited to introduce Celine Royet, new to the SPARK Co-Lab team in 2017.  Celine is course director for the upcoming SPARK Co-Lab Actuator Series, a 12-month series of lectures starting in February 2018. The
  6. SPARK Co-Lab Design Course winners NiMO in the news
    14 Nov, 2017
    SPARK Co-Lab Design Course winners NiMO in the news
    We're excited to share more great coverage of the winners of SPARK Co-Lab's 2017 Design Course Pitch Night. The NiMO team have been featured in Business News (subscriber only link at http://bit.ly/2ACGVdP) as well as in specialist IBD support site IBD News Today (http://bit.ly/2yA7AYp). Congratulations again to NiMO, and many thanks again to the many partners and sponsors without whom the Design Course Pitch Night could not have taken place. In 2017, the SPARK Co-Lab Design Course received
  7. SPARK Co-Lab Actuator - Information Session at ECU on 10 November
    09 Nov, 2017
    SPARK Co-Lab Actuator - Information Session at ECU on 10 November
    Interested in finding out more about SPARK Co-Lab? Join us at Edith Cowan University's Joondalup campus, building OJ21, room 203 at 9am on Friday 10 November for an information session to mark the launch of our new Actuator lecture series. Commencing February 2018, the SPARK Co-Lab Actuator is a 12-month lecture series that will be open to anyone with an interest in strengthening Perth and WA’s medical and biotech capabilities. Actuator will be free to attend thanks to very generous
  8. Pitch Night Winners NIMo in The West Australian
    08 Nov, 2017
    Pitch Night Winners NIMo in The West Australian
    The SPARK Co-Lab team and its Design Course presenting partners Accelerating Australia and MTPConnect were thrilled to see the winners of our Design Course Pitch Night featured in The West Australian today, with particular emphasis on the personal journey undertaken by the founders of NIMo to get to this point. Read more at: https://thewest.com.au/business/startup/bowel-alert-device-wins-medical-innovation-pitch-award-ng-b88652790z
  9. NIMo founders Marthe Smith, Alex Wu, Robert Pass and Amy Finlay-Jones show off their winning concept
    07 Nov, 2017
    NIMo, Wearable Tech for Management of Chronic Disease, Wins SPARK Co-Lab Design Course Pitch Night
    Medical device start-up NIMo, creators of a wearable technology solution for the non-invasive self-management of chronic disease, has taken first prize at the SPARK Co-Lab 2017 Design Course Pitch Night, presented by Accelerating Australia. With their focus on a biomarker-based solution to bring relief to sufferers of chronic illness such as inflammatory bowel disease, NIMo was one of six teams who presented at SPARK Co-Lab’s second annual Pitch Night event, competing for a prize pool of

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