With the GBI ECP, RMIT will be "Leading and harnessing research-driven change to unlock the value and impact of innovation within Australia and worldwide".
It will deliver impactful research aimed at increasing the innovation capabilities of private and public sector firms, through a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach with external stakeholders, combining excellence and relevance, and promoting RMIT as an innovation hub.
This involves addressing a broad range of topics, including organisational forms, governance mechanisms, business model and partner selection for innovation, managerial practices conducive to innovation, innovation adoption and diffusion, individual characteristics of innovators, as well as innovation’s regulation, performance and impact – and illuminating innovation in all its facets with insights from a wide range of business fields including Economics, Strategy, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Organisational Behaviour, Sociology, Psychology, Human Resource Management, Logistics, Information Systems, Finance, Law, Accounting and Design – and incorporating STEM subject matter expertise as needed.
The research skills and competencies within this ECP can be applied to any sector or organisation, regardless of size or stage of development. The primary areas where our expertise will be directed are indicated below.
Capability Development Fund (CDF) projects
GBI Conversation Series
The Global Business Innovation ECP Platform in collaboration with RMIT’s College of Business has launched the ‘Global Business Innovation Conversations’. This is a series of research-driven events showcasing the latest technology and innovation predicted to propel the future of business across industries. You can expect provocative and forward-thinking conversations among leaders in the field, backed by experimental and project research findings from global innovation hubs.
For more information and to register for these free events, please visit the website:
This increased understanding of how to be more innovative, will enable our University and the Australian public and private sectors to translate our shared research findings into innovative products, services, systems and models that lead to world-changing economic, social and environmental benefits.