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Science, innovation and entrepreneurship - Featuring big ideas and interviews with Australian researchers and luminaries.

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Science, innovation and entrepreneurship - Featuring big ideas and interviews with Australian researchers and luminaries.

    030 - Working Capital - Nick McNaughton

    030 - Working Capital - Nick McNaughton

    Working Capital


    As a software engineer in the 90's Nick McNaughton learned what a potent combination technology and entrepreneurial zeal can be. It's a revelation has shaped his career ever since. 


    Currently the CEO of the Australian National University's flagship commercialisation fund ANU Connect, Nick McNaughton’s has been a trailblazer for Australia's deep-tech industry for over two decades. From creating and selling his own startup, to helping many other researchers and founders as an angel investor, VC fund manager, advisor and policy advocate. 


    Join us for an amazing tour of the national innovation ecosystem through the eyes of one of its chief advocates. 


     


    GUEST : Nick McNaughton
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickmcnaughton/


    ANU CONNECT VENTURES
    https://www.anuconnectventures.com.au


    CAMPUS PLUS
    https://www.campusplus.com.au/


    EON LABS : 
    https://www.eonlabs.org/


    RENY DIGITAL :
    https://renydigital.com/


    HOST :
    Dr. Leo Stevens
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/leostevensinc/


    MUSIC :
    Purple Planet Music
    https://www.purple-planet.com
    Mixed by Dr. Nat Harris 

    • 43 min
    THE BRIEF - Discovery Projects and Accelerating Commercialisation

    THE BRIEF - Discovery Projects and Accelerating Commercialisation

    THE BRIEF - Discovery Projects and Accelerating Commercialisation 
    The Brief is a quick-fire show where we break down two concepts from science and business.


    This week Marc and Leo tackle everyone's favourite topic - free money! Discovery Projects and Accelerating Commercialisation grants are cornerstones of Australian innovation, but getting your hands on the funding can be a challenge in itself. 


    Listen in as we discuss and connect these two concepts within 10 minutes!


    EON LABS : 
    https://www.eonlabs.org/


    HOSTS :
    Dr. Leo Stevens
    www.linkedin.com/in/leostevensinc/


    Prof. Marc in het Panhuis
    www.linkedin.com/in/marcinhetpanhuis/


    MUSIC :
    Purple Planet Music
    https://www.purple-planet.com
    Mixed by Dr. Nat Harris 


     
     

    • 10 min
    THE BRIEF - Nobel Prizes and Trading Insolvent

    THE BRIEF - Nobel Prizes and Trading Insolvent

    THE BRIEF - Nobel Prizes and Trading Insolvent
    The Brief is a quick-fire show where we break down two concepts from science and business.

    With this year's Nobel Prizes in full swing - it's a great time for Marc to review what the prizes are all about. Meanwhile, Leo talks about one of the reasons NOT to become a company director, insolvent trading.  


    Listen in as we discuss and connect these two concepts within 10 minutes!


    EON LABS : 
    https://www.eonlabs.org/


    HOSTS :
    Dr. Leo Stevens
    www.linkedin.com/in/leostevensinc/


    Prof. Marc in het Panhuis
    www.linkedin.com/in/marcinhetpanhuis/


    MUSIC :
    Purple Planet Music
    https://www.purple-planet.com
    Mixed by Dr. Nat Harris 

    • 11 min
    THE BRIEF - Shadow Directors and Online Learning.

    THE BRIEF - Shadow Directors and Online Learning.

    THE BRIEF - Shadow Directors and Online Learning
    The Brief is a quick-fire show where we break down two concepts from science and business.



    On today’s episode, Leo looks in the shadowy world of influence in big business while Marc explains how universities are adjusting to digital learning post-Covid. 


    Listen in as we discuss and connect these two concepts within 10 minutes!


    EON LABS : 
    https://www.eonlabs.org/


    HOSTS :
    Dr. Leo Stevens
    www.linkedin.com/in/leostevensinc/


    Prof. Marc in het Panhuis
    www.linkedin.com/in/marcinhetpanhuis/


    MUSIC :
    Purple Planet Music
    https://www.purple-planet.com
    Mixed by Dr. Nat Harris 

    • 10 min
    THE BRIEF - Bargaining and Valuation

    THE BRIEF - Bargaining and Valuation

    THE BRIEF - Bargaining and Valuation
    The Brief is a quick-fire show where we break down two concepts from science and business.



    On today’s episode, Leo provides a glimpse into the process of start-up valuation while Marc explains how academic pay and conditions are negotiated in Australian universities. 


    Listen in as we discuss and connect these two concepts within 10 minutes!


    EON LABS : 
    https://www.eonlabs.org/


    HOSTS :
    Dr. Leo Stevens
    www.linkedin.com/in/leostevensinc/


    Prof. Marc in het Panhuis
    www.linkedin.com/in/marcinhetpanhuis/


    MUSIC :
    Purple Planet Music
    https://www.purple-planet.com
    Mixed by Dr. Nat Harris 

    • 10 min
    THE BRIEF - Investor Agreements and the H Index

    THE BRIEF - Investor Agreements and the H Index

    THE BRIEF - Investor Agreements and the H Index
    The Brief is a quick-fire show where we break down two concepts from science and business.



    On today’s episode, Leo provides an overview of Investor Agreements while Marc explains one of the key metrics of research productivity, the H Index. 


    Listen in as we discuss and connect these two concepts within 10 minutes!


    EON LABS : 
    https://www.eonlabs.org/


    HOSTS :
    Dr. Leo Stevens
    www.linkedin.com/in/leostevensinc/


    Prof. Marc in het Panhuis
    www.linkedin.com/in/marcinhetpanhuis/


    MUSIC :
    Purple Planet Music
    https://www.purple-planet.com
    Mixed by Dr. Nat Harris 

    • 10 min

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