The Big Idea is a Sydney Research event focusing on developing research innovation and commercialisation. In 2018, The Big Idea formed a key event in Sydney Local Health District’s Innovation Week.
MC Julie McCrossin joined us as we heard from leaders with years of experience in health, academia, R&D, innovation management and commercialisation:
The Big Idea research commercialisation challenge heard the best new ideas from:
The Big Idea 2018 was won by Associate Professor Wojciech Chrzanowski, School of Pharmacy, and Health and Medicine Theme Leader, Sydney Nano Institute, The University of Sydney for his strategy to promote active lung tissue repair in degenerative lung diseases.
Associate Professor Wojciech Chrzanowski and PhD candidate Sally Kim from the University of Sydney were awarded $45,000 in pre-seed funding to support the commercialisation of their idea, called AeroEV.
To learn more about AeroEV, see the story here
You can see photos of the event in the Sydney Connect gallery.