A commitment to investment in innovation will help Australia and New Zealand tackle the current economic challenges they face, according to the Licensing Executives Society of Australia and New Zealand (LESANZ).
“At the moment Australia and New Zealand are in danger of getting behind the eight-ball when it comes to private and public sector investment in R&D. Yet in tough times such as those we are experiencing now, investment in innovation can in fact help businesses improve efficiency and productivity that will ultimately benefit the broader economy,” said Simon Rowell, President of the LESANZ.
Local and international experts on intellectual property, entrepreneurship and commercialisation will gather in Canberra today for the Annual LESANZ conference, cantered around” creating and driving impact.”
The conference will focus on how innovation can drive economic success. Topics will include the impact of social entrepreneurship in addressing social issues, how to address IP conflict and ways to attract venture capital funding.
For more information, please visit http://lesanz.org.au/events/annualconference.html
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