Innovation, manufacturing, research commercialisation in Australia – with Dig Howitt, CEO and President, Cochlear Limited
Prof Jim Rabeau, Deputy Director of Sydney Nano, will have a conversation and Q&A with Dig Howitt, CEO of Cochlear, about Cochlear’s “origin story”, innovation in Australia, what works well and what barriers remain for technology innovation to truly thrive. In addition, they will discuss university commercialisation and what we as university researchers might consider to help grow our domestic commercial success stories.
As CEO of Cochlear, Dig has deep experience and insight into the Australian & global technology ecosystem. Cochlear is one of the largest and most successful technology companies to be founded and headquartered in Australia and Dig will share some of the challenges they’ve faced over the years and how they operate successfully in the current environment.