BizSpark Expressway- Innovation & Reward

Innovation Risk and Reward

EXPRESSWAY Network Forum is a lunchtime forum for board and senior management of innovative, high growth SMEs to share ideas, and learn from industry experts about disciplines essential to commercial success.


EXPRESSWAY Network forums will be held on the forth Wednesday of each monthly at the Microsoft Innovation Centre and other innovation centres and commercial incubators across Queensland.

 The February key note address will be delivered by: Tim Kastelle               

Tim Kastelle is Senior Lecturer in Innovation Management at the University of Queensland Business School. After graduating from Princeton University with a degree in economics, he worked for twelve years in senior positions in a variety of industries including radio, office equipment, industrial chemicals, higher education and software.Tim does research with and consults for both private and public organisations. Common projects include innovation reviews, aligning innovation with corporate strategy, improving innovation performance, innovation workshops, managing innovation as a process, business model development and network analysis.


The EXPRESSWAY Network member business case will be: Assessment Portal

Q&A session will address:

  • Innovation drivers for commercial success
  • Balancing product innovation with business model innovation
  • Building an innovation support network


Q& A panel members will include:

  • Emily Easterby Program
    Manager, Microsoft Innovation Centre
  • Paul Collins Chief
    Technology Officer, Assessment Portal
  • Robert Geddes Innovation
    Service Manager, Australian Institute of Commercialisation
  • Steve Moorhouse Director,
    Innovation Policy and IP Services,
  • Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation
    and Arts (DSITIA)


Date: Wednesday 27 February 2013

Time: 11:15 am registration for 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Venue: Microsoft Innovation Centre, Lvl 28, 400 George Street, Brisbane (Cnr Turbot St - only a stroll from Roma Street station)

Lunch: Provided

Cost: No cost

RSVP: Friday 22 February 2013 (Places at this event are strictly limited)

Registration: Please use this link ‘EXPRESSWAY’ or email your RSVP to .

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