Explore how science, design and business are working together to create a new ‘normal’.
In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, the competition to bring a new idea to market is fiercer than ever.
Welcome to the rise of sciencepreneurship, where scientists, designers and industry work together to streamline the challenging processes required to achieve groundbreaking outcomes.
Our group of innovators explain the science behind their inspirations, from wearable technology and smart fashion to medical and engineering devices.
Image: Intel Spider Dress by Anouk Wipprecht
See Viktoria Modesta at INNOVATION BY DESIGN: Geeks, Style Gurus and Sciencepreneurs.
INNOVATION BY DESIGN: Geeks, Style Gurus and Sciencepreneurs is presented in conjunction with Academic Partner QUT.
Jonica Newby is a TV presenter, writer and director with 20 years of experience making quality factual television in the specialist science genre. She has twice won Australia's most prestigious...View Profile
Alice Payne is Senior Lecturer in Fashion in the School of Design, Queensland University of Technology. Her research centres on environmental and social sustainability throughout textile and apparel industry supply...View Profile
Madhu Bhaskaran is an Associate Professor at RMIT University where she co-leads the Functional Materials and Microsystems Research Group. She has won several awards and fellowships for her research including...View Profile
Dietmar W. Hutmacher is a biomedical engineer, an educator, an inventor, and a creator of new intellectual property opportunities. Currently he is a Distinguished Professor at QUT where he directs...View Profile
Viktoria Modesta is a bionic pop artist, creative director and futurist. Describing her work as post-human and post-disability, she bridges performance art, music and fashion with technology, science and medicine....View Profile
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