Education, Skills and Employment
The University Research Commercialisation Scheme Taskforce (taskforce) was announced on 11 November 2020 to provide advice to the Minister for Education on how to improve the commercialisation and translation of university research. The taskforce, made up of business and university leaders, will provide input to the $5.8 million scoping project to accelerate university research translation.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    No

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    10

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    11 November 2020

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Jeff Connolly 11 November 2020 11 November 2021
Member Prof. Deborah Terry AO 11 November 2020 11 November 2021
Member Dr. Alan Finkel AO 11 November 2020 11 November 2021
Member Prof. Michelle Simmons AO 11 November 2020 11 November 2021
Member Ms. Laura Tyler 11 November 2020 11 November 2021
Member Mr. Dig Howitt 11 November 2020 11 November 2021
Member Mr. Andrew Stevens 11 November 2020 11 November 2021
Member Prof. Paul Wellings CBE 11 November 2020 11 November 2021
Member Shemara Wikramanayake 11 November 2020 11 November 2021
Member Dr. Catherine Foley AO PSM 3 March 2021 11 November 2021
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