The inaugural semester of UWA’s Innovation & Startup Practice unit (BUSN3020) came to a culmination on Friday June 3 for the eagerly anticipated ‘Demo Day’.
Initiated through a partnership with the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (ECM) and Pollenizer, one of Australia’s leading digital incubators, 50-something students presented project ideas at the Ernst & Young Lecture Theatre at UWA’s Business School.
In a real-life consulting project for ATCO Gas Australia, a team of UWA MBA students has developed a strategy to help the company thrive in Western Australia’s rapidly evolving energy market. ATCO has been a long standing partner of the UWA Business School and is passionate about providing opportunities for students to develop their skills in and out of the lecture theatre.
Increased connectivity, innovation and investment are needed to address agriculture and food security in the Indo-Pacific zone, according to a new report launched by the Perth USAsia Centre at the In the Zone 2016: Feeding the Zone forum in Jakarta today.
Fear and anxiety will compete alongside hope and success in the zone as the Indo-Pacific region reaches new thresholds of population growth and inequality, according to Former Indonesian President His Excellency Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.