Spinning out: tales from a university start up

Burke C

School of Life Sciences, University of Technology Sydney, BROADWAY, NSW 2007.

I will talk about my experience as a founding member of UTS spin-out company Longas. From initial experiments as a post doctoral scientist to patents and board meetings, working with a spin-out has been an exciting, stressful, illuminating but overall positive experience. I have learned many lessons along the way about project management, strategy and the importance of maintaining a good team.