National innovation centre partners with Murdoch to launch first Australian campus

David-Simmons

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 University Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart said the partnership was a perfect fit for the University’s focus on innovation and training in the Rockingham region.

“The ACC will see Murdoch leading the Federal Government’s vision for innovation in universities, we are ahead of the pack. Engineering and IT at Murdoch will collaborate on a range of research projects with Simmons Group. This is an exciting venture.” Professor Taggart said.

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Published 15th November 2015

By Murdoch University