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Helping Victoria's auto industry transform and survive

DATE: 29 Apr, 2016 | PUBLISHED BY: Open Innovation West

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victorian automotive businesses, workers and communities' transition to new opportunities and secure jobs, with the first meeting of the Victorian Automotive Transition Taskforce held in March.

Congratulations New World Distillery - Combining the Best of Old & New

DATE: 18 Apr, 2016 | PUBLISHED BY: New World Whisky Distillery

New World Whisky began in 2004 with a chance meeting at a whisky distillery. Unshackled from tradition, the quest was to discover what whisky could be. Taking the best of the old world and marrying it with the best Australia has to offer: ingredients...

Six Degrees of separation? - Maybe two?

DATE: 18 Apr, 2016 | PUBLISHED BY: Open Innovation West

The six degrees concept essentially says that if we know six people and they all know six people and the chain continues we will in effect be connected to every person in the world. True this may be, but in fact it is far simpler.

Platform technologies - The secret to Open Innovation

DATE: 18 Apr, 2016 | PUBLISHED BY: Open Innovation West

In reality, it does not matter what label you put on your innovation endeavours, it's the outcome that is all important. Let us put this unnecessary labelling to rest and keep it simple. Now there's an innovation in itself!

10 Simple Steps to Innovative Thinking

DATE: 13 Apr, 2016 | PUBLISHED BY: Open Innovation West

Innovation is often the essence of expansive business thinking. Innovation is a lot like hang gliding. There is both an absolute madness and absolute science to it. As Nils explains, 'when you can embrace the madness while trusting the science that's...

Leading edge versus bleeding edge

DATE: 13 Apr, 2016 | PUBLISHED BY: Open Innovation West

When it comes to innovation, we come across the dreaded curse of 'risk-itis'. After all there's so many stories of organisations blazing a path to be the first in a new filed or market only to come crashing down. Well that's what we're led to believe...

Five rings aerospace gains UAV operator's certificate

DATE: 12 Feb, 2016 | PUBLISHED BY: Open Innovation West

On the 12th of February 2016, the Civil Aviation Authority granted Five Rings Aerospace their UAV Operator's Certificate. The certificate provides approval for the operation of both powered lift (multi rotor) and fixed wing UAV's in the small categor...

Tri-Tech Chemical Wins!

DATE: 18 Nov, 2015 | PUBLISHED BY: Open Innovation West

Tri-Tech Chemical wins Best Industrial Energy Efficiency Project Award for 2015! Awarded by the Energy Efficiency Council, Australia's peak body for promoting energy efficiency, cogeneration and demand management.