Nation-leading South Australian Medical Device Partnering Program, led by Flinders University Professor Karen Reynolds was announced the winner of the Excellence in Science and Industry Collaboration award at the 2020 SA Science Excellence in Science Excellence and Innovation Awards.
The Medical Device Partnering Program, an initative of Flinders University Medical Device Research Institute at Tonsley led by Professor Karen Reynolds is an incubator fostering collaborations between researchers, industry, end-users and government and develop medical technologies with global market potential.
The 2020 SA Science Excellence and Innovation Awards recognised the work of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) leaders and teams working in research and education institutions, schools, industry, and the community.
The awards encouraged people to become involved in science and innovation and to recognise the depth and diversity of scientific endeavour and research in SA.
South Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Caroline McMillen said that SA’s Science Excellence and Innovation Awards demonstrate how STEMM researchers are working across the State to solve key challenges facing communities across Australia and the world.
“The work of this year’s finalists in the SA Science Excellence and Innovation Awards provide remarkable examples of world-leading research fuelling innovation in health, environmental sustainability and new technologies supporting hi-tech industries.
“These awards also recognise exceptional, dedicated and passionate STEMM educators who every day inspire bright and talented South Australians to be equipped for success in the workforce of the future.”