Posts by AusConcepts

Exciting times for concept centre

The Australian Concept Centre is now officially up and running with its first cohort of students already working on major projects including a desalination device bound for Ethiopia. Chief executive Dave Simmons said the centre was going through exciting times. “We’ve had solid interest in what we’re doing, strong interest for 2017 from school leavers…

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Hub a training boost

Australian Concept Centre chief executive Dave Simmons looks forward to opening the Innovation and Entrepreneurship precincnt at the Rockingham Murdoch University Campus next month. Picture: Hayley Goddard Innovative young people who desire a future in the business world are being offered the chance to gain a qualification and a pathway into university through a new…

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Innovation school for Rockingham

A Partnership led by a Peppermint Grove-based engineering group is seeking to provide budding entrepreneurs with unique training and job opportunities. Simmons Global has joined forces with Murdoch University and the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination to create a new tertiary institute in Rockingham. The Simmons Group of Companies chief executive and former 40under40 winner, Dave Simmons, told Business News he…

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National innovation centre partners with Murdoch to launch first Australian campus

In an Australian first, Murdoch University’s partnership with the engineering services company Simmons Group will bring new innovation, training and entrepreneurial opportunities to the Rockingham region. Simmons Group, which has constructed the new terminal at Perth airport and parts of Elizabeth Quay, will launch the first campus of the Australian Concept Centre (ACC) tonight. Murdoch…

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