Director, The Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology (CEAT)

Website The Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology, The Australian National University

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The Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology (CEAT), will provide leadership in translational agri-technology across ANU and the wider ACT community in Australia. They will leverage the research excellence in Plant and Environmental Sciences, Engineering and Computer Sciences and Business and Economics at the ANU, with the national footprint and breadth of agricultural sciences experience and networks of CSIRO combined with a range of regional industry, innovation and government organizations.

The position’s focus is to deliver the vision and strategy of CEAT as a global hub for transformative agri-technology solutions, innovation, industry partnerships, entrepreneurial graduates and research translation and spin-out activity. They will foster an interdisciplinary and collaborative culture to effectively disrupt traditional boundaries between universities and industry, to achieve speedier and more effective translation of academic research to address complex industry problems. This vision depends on sustained financial growth through investments, diversified external funding and ongoing partnerships to meet the centre’s goals.

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