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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...

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...

Getting Results from Design Thinking

PLATFORM May 2017 Getting Results from Design Thinking Carl Turner Contributing Editor Design Thinking — It’s a term that's become tied to the agenda of innovation and change. It has become the ‘new black’ and migrated from the agency to the boardroom with executives...

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...

More Than Innovations

PLATFORM April 2017 More than Innovations Why you should look for university-industry collaborations that foster creative confidence. Carl Turner Contributing Editor   This article was originally published in DFM's 2017 PLATFORM series - a curated publication for...

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...