REAP Team Sydney seeks to transform Macquarie Park from a historically traditional “business park” to a true innovation ecosystem. Utilizing the capacity, capability, and activity of the region, new and creative ventures can be established.
With stakeholders from all five sectors, REAP Team Sydney is prepared to take on this challenge. Institutions include Macquarie University, AMP Capital, EY, Kingsway Australia, Lend Lease, and the National Australia Bank.
Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholder Model
Champion Professor & Deputy Vice Chancellor, Macquarie University
Strategy Partner, Customer Innovation and Digital Activation at EY
Executive Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, Macquarie University
Senior Project Officer, Macquarie University
Associate Dean, Industry and Corporate Engagement, Faculty of Science, Macquarie University
Executive Director, Corporate Engagement, Macquarie University
Head of Emerging Technology Clients, National Australia Bank
Head of Workplace Strategy at Lendlease
Senior Manager, Industry Collaborations, NSW Department of Industry
Director, Commercialisation and Innovation, Macquarie University
Director, Incubation and Entrepreneurship, Macquarie University
Director, Kingsway Australia
Development Director, Office Development & Mixed Use, Real Estate at AMP Capital
Head of Customer + Product Futures, Lendlease
Core Regional Metrics
Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.
The Northern District of Greater Sydney, where REAP Team Sydney is focused on, has a population of 886,550 people. There are 4.5 million people in the Greater Sydney Area.
In the Northern District of Greater Sydney, there are approximately 483,330 jobs. 25% of these jobs are in knowledge or professional services.
The local GDP is approximately 9.1 billion, with economic growth at 7% per annum.
Culture & Community
The Macquarie Park Innovation District (MPID) has 23 companies.
Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.