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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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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...

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...

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...

2016-17 Global Program Kick-off

Projects 2016-17 Global Programs Kick Off John, Co-ordinator Global Programs 07 October 2016 The DFM Global programs are counting down to industry project launch on October 20th, when 9 Swinburne students will work with 3 international industry partners on real...

Ingredients for Innovation

Culture Ingredients for Innovation — How the kitchen flavours SDF culture and learning Krista Raftopoulos, a student of Professional Writing at Swinburne 15 September 2016 The kitchen is the heart of Design Factory Melbourne (DFM). It provides a different approach to...

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