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Australian Researchers

16 Australian researchers had been selected from the Call for Ideas & Innovation and had the opportunity to participate in the 1-week InnovationTour through Germany from 5th - 9th November 2018. This initiative gave them the opportunity to network, visit universities, institutions and companies and lay the foundation for ongoing project development.

Have a closer look at the Australian participants below:

Mr Ahmad Salehi Shahraki

Monash University & Data61, CSIRO

Dynamic Authorization Model - Dynamic Cross-Domain Authorization Model in Internet of Things (IoT) and Healthcare Environments

Ms Arianna Oddo

Monash University

Animal-free Brain - A microfluidics prototype to study diseases of the human brain

A/Prof. Chamindie Punyadeera

School of Biomedical Sciences/Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology

Salivary Diagnostics: Future is now - Development of saliva based tools to diagnose and predict oral and systemic diseases

Mr Chuan-Dong Wen


A dynamic phantom - Precise radiation treatment of lung/breast cancers

Prof. Daniel Kolarich

Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University

Glycopathology - Transforming cancer diagnostics

Prof. David Coghill

University of Melbourne

Optimize ADHD - Using real-time data to optimize the management of ADHD

Ms Hannah Reece


Speech biomarkers - Speech testing to guide decision-making in clinical trials & health research

A/Prof. Helmut Thissen

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Anti-infective devices - Preventing medical device associated infections

Dr Jeremy J. Barr

Monash University, School of Biological Sciences

Bacteriophage therapy - Phage therapy against antibiotic resistant infections

Dr Judith Glover

RMIT University Industrial Design Program

Pelvic Pain Device - This device enhances clinical treatment by allowing patients to self-massage at home and treat on-going episodes of chronic pain.

Dr Leodevico Ilag

Xerion Limited

FANDx for Eyes - Precision Medicine Towards Dry Eye Disease from a drop of blood

Dr Mitra Safavi-Naeini

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)

NCEPT - Neutron Capture Enhanced Particle Therapy

Prof. Nilmini Wickramasinghe

Deakin University & Epworth HealthCare

Diamond - Diamond is a pervasive mobile chronic disease monitoring solution designed to support patient self-empowerment

Mr Rajesh Ranjan

University of Melbourne

Nephra - A monitoring and assessment tool for neurological disorder patient

Ms Ravina Raidu

Drug Health Services, South Western Sydney

Vicarious Trauma Association - A service to inform, educate and support frontline trauma workers in dealing with vicarious trauma.

Mr Safiollah Heidari


NeuroPhyte (Assisthand) - Smart Neuro Rehabilitation for Survivors of Stroke/Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr Sarah Kate Doyle

Myer Innovation Fellow 2017

What the Doctor Said - Personalising discharge information for patients: a new approach using technology

Dr Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam

Deakin University, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition

Smart Home for Heart - Smart Home system for promoting healthy lifestyle and self-management in patients with Heart Failure