Save The Date – UNE SMART Region Incubator Christmas Party!
December 3 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday, 3rd December
9.30 am – 2 pm
UNE Smart Farm – Armidale
9.30am- 10.30am: Practical Funding and Commercial help for Start-Ups and Innovators: Dr Eileen Doyle
11am: Adam Marshall, Member for Northern Tablelands will join us to launch the SRI’s outreach program
12pm- 2pm: UNE SMART Region Incubator Christmas Party BBQ Lunch – Everything provided, just bring yourself!
All SRI Founders are invited to attend the Armidale event on the 3rd of December, more details to come.
Dr Eileen Doyle has had an exceptional career in facilitating and enabling the commercialisation of innovation in large companies, SMEs and start-ups over more than three decades. Eileen has been an angel investor for over two decades and in the process has invested in, mentored and advised many businesses.
Eileen is passionate about helping innovative SMEs and start-ups to build and successfully commercialise their ideas. As a result, Eileen has written a book, Call a Business Angel (Practical Funding and Commercial Advice for Start-ups, SMEs and Innovators) that provides a clear framework on how to create and build a successful business along with practical advice, toolkits and case studies. This book will be published in October 2018.
Eileen’s career spans executive roles, several Non-Executive Director roles and Chairman. BHP Ltd, OneSteel Ltd, Port Waratah Coal Services, the CSIRO, Boral Ltd, Oil Search and the GPT Group are some of the billion-dollar names etched into her resume.
She was Australia’s first Fulbright Scholar in Business Management in 1993 where she attended Columbia University in New York. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Foundation Fellow of the Australian Association of Angel Investors.