The innovateAustralia showcase will be a highlight of Australia’s premier advanced precision manufacturing and machine tool exhibition to be held from 24 May to 27 May 2011.
The 370m² innovateAustralia showcase at the Austech/NMW 2011 exhibition is a Lynx Project activity and funded through the Industry Cooperative Innovation Program. innovateAustralia will help connect visitors to organisations representative of and significant to their industry.
Sponsored by Enterprise Connect, it will inform of possible business opportunities and assist to seed the growth of Australian advanced precision manufacturers. Enterprise Connect offers support in the manufacturing, creative, mining, defence and clean energy industries.
AMTIL (Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited) is supported by Enterprise Connect, an Australian Government initiative backed by industry that offers customised advice and support to eligible Australian businesses to help them reach their full potential.
Enterprise Connect recognises that one of the biggest challenges facing businesses is having the skills and know-how to implement innovative changes in their business.
Through a national network of Enterprise Connect Manufacturing Centres, highly skilled business advisors deliver integrated, practical services that help small and medium businesses improve productivity, build internal capacity and capitalise on their growth potential.
One of the high-profile speakers at the Victorian Government Opportunity Cafe, Rhys Piper, Deputy State Director Victorian Manufacturing Centre for Enterprise Connect will sit down with AMTIL CEO Shane Infanti at 12 noon on Wednesday 25 May, and explain how businesses can benchmark their business, set goals, performance targets and growth strategies.
The Victorian Government Opportunity Cafe initiative features a timetable for visitors to sit down and listen to industry leaders discuss relevant supply chain and major project topics in a relaxed informal café setting.
The Opportunity Café will feature discussions with AMTIL CEO Shane Infanti, the Victorian Government representative for the Department of Business and Innovation David Latina as well as representatives from HydroGen, Invetech, GippsAero, Thales, Enterprise Connect, FAPM, the Industry Capability Network (ICN) and the Defence Material Organisation (DMO).