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Creating the conditions for innovation

The business and R&D landscape of Australia is rapidly changing and we believe that the only way to stay ahead of the curve is to use design thinking and co-creation methods to discover new offerings.

Our interdisciplinary teams work together on real world projects, with local and global partners, using human centered design methods to co-create extraordinary insights and outcomes. This diversity of minds, skills, and experience drives R&D capability and impact.

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On every project we bring together an interdisciplinary team from across our network to lend their knowledge, skills and insights to diverse innovation challenges.

As a pillar of the Swinburne Innovation Precinct and a partner in the Design Factory Global Network we have access to world-class facilities and minds that can take your project from idea to product.

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Accelerating tech-transfer for social impact with A3

Activities Accelerating tech-transfer for social impact with A3 Lucy Cilia, Contributing Editor 28 September 2017 It’s officially the start of a new year for our global program at Design Factory Melbourne (DFM), as a fresh group of enthusiastic students get ready to...
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The DFM Global Program—the 10 most intense, life changing months of my degree.

People & Culture The DFM Global Program—the 10 most intense, life changing months of my degree. Lucy Cilia, DFM Alumni 25 August 2017 When my friends ask me what I did in the Design Factory Melbourne (DFM) Global Program, I have a bit of a hard time putting exactly...
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Astro Teller on Celebrating Failure

Culture Astro Teller on Celebrating Failure Tim O'Hanlon, Communications Co-ordinator 09 June 2017 Great dreams aren't just visions," says Astro Teller, "They're visions coupled to strategies for making them real." "The secret to creating an organisation where people...
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7 Days of co-creation and innovation in Nantong

Projects & People 7 Days of co-creation and innovation in Nantong. Nicole Symington Contributing Editor Aaron Down DFM Student 16 May 2017 For 7 days in April our global team, working with Innospring, travelled to their partner university in Nantong, China, for an...
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The challenges of global collaboration

People | Culture The challenges of global collaboration Nicole Symington, PhD Candidate 19 April 2017 How would you work collaboratively to design a solution, service or product if your team worked across different countries? This is the challenge that Global Program...
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Learning to Fail — Experimentation and Prototyping as Innovation Tools

Tools Learning to Fail — Experimentation and Prototyping as Innovation Tools Nicole Symington, PhD Candidate 30 March 2017 Failure is the name of the game. It’s the start of semester and we want our students to fail forward to succeed sooner. To kick off their...
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