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EPIC Webinar: What's up Downunder - Opportunities for ICT research collaboration with Australia

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the EPIC project breakfast webinar! In case you missed it, scroll down to find a link to the video recording.


This webinar provided information on collaboration and funding opportunities between the European Union and Australia. Its aim was to support European researchers in the field of information and communication technologies with an interest to collaborate with partners in Australia. Experts in EU-AU research collaboration provided insights into the Australian research and innovation environment and information about current funding opportunities. 

Date: June 19th, 2019

Time: 07:30 Central European Summer Time  (15:30 Melbourne/Sydney/Canberra)

Programme: Download the programme here

Press Release: Read the CORDIS event press release here

Who Presented?:

Dr Anthony Peacock is the Chief Executive of the Cooperative Research Centres Association. He was the Chief Executive of the Invasive Animals CRC from 2005 and the Pest Animal Control CRC from 2001. Dr Peacock was Managing Director of the Pig R&D Corporation from 1996-2001. Tony is a passionate advocate for applied research and was the 2010 winner of the Australian Government Eureka Prize for Promoting the Public Understanding of Science. He has a high media profile with regular spots on ABC radio speaking on innovation. A reproductive scientist by training, Anthony has worked at the Universities of Sydney, Melbourne and Saskatchewan. He has served on the boards of a number of start-up biotechnology companies, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra. His current research interests are in science communication, research leadership and effective innovation systems.

Dr Rado Faletič is Australia’s foremost expert on the European Union’s research and innovation program. He provides support for the international research engagement efforts of governments and institutions across the region and internationally. Rado was previously the Executive Director of the Forum for European-Australian Science and Technology cooperation (FEAST) and has been a participant and adviser to numerous other international research initiatives in a broad range of research fields. He has a PhD in shock-tunnel tomography from the Australian National University and has held a number of technology-based positions including Technical Innovation Manager for the Australian National Institute of Public Policy.

An introduction was provided by Jonathan Arthur, National Services Manager for Intersect Australia.

Watch the Recorded Webinar