MIT REAP Team Melbourne’s regional focus is on the Melbourne metropolitan area of the Commonwealth of Australia. The team is represented by stakeholder from all five stakeholder groups. The team is championed by RMIT University with key stakeholders from City of Melbourne, University of Melbourne, Startupbootcamp, and others.
Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholder Model
Champion Executive Director, Policy, Strategy & Impact at RMIT University
Director of Science Gallery Melbourne, University of Melbourne
Chief Digital Officer and Smart City Office at City of Melbourne
Professor in Innovation & Public Policy, RMIT University
Claire Ferres Miles
Director, City Strategy , City of Melbourne
Innovation Expert, Investor & Advisor, Salesforce
Euler's Bridge/Startup Vic
Vice Principal Policy and Projects, University of Melbourne
Professor at University of Melbourne
Social Innovation Program Lead, Policy and Impact Team, RMIT University
Partner at Artesian Venture Partners
Challenge & Opportunity:
Strategy & Action
Core Regional Metrics
Economic & Social Progress
Social progress and economic prosperity as a collective measure of development in a region.
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are regional environments that effectively support startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation.
Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.