Julie Wheway

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Julie Wheway

AusIndustry Regional Manager - Sydney

Dr Julie Wheway is the AusIndustry Regional Manager for Sydney. Her role is to provide impartial, trusted guidance to startups and SMEs. She also nurtures partnerships and networks, provides connections, and helps businesses navigate local, state and federal government support and programs.

Prior to joining AusIndustry, Julie was a commercialisation specialist, facilitator, and mentor with over ten years of experience at the interface of research and industry. With a deep understanding of Australia’s R&D sector, Julie spent a decade taking new ideas to market by developing and implementing commercialisation strategies for research organisations and innovative businesses across many STEM sectors.

Julie also had a successful 15-year academic career in medical research, was the recipient of the prestigious NHRMC postdoctoral fellowship, and has a PhD in Immunology.

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Wayfinding Workshop – Accelerate Your Business with Government Support

WED, OCT 18, 2:30 PM
Are you a small business frustrated trying to engage with Government? Join us in a hands-on workshop designed to help you navigate and access Government services and support in a one stop business enablement hub. We’ve got you covered and will have experts on-site to connect you with programs that will support growth and acceleration of your business. This content is applicable to all industries; to people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds; to businesses at all stages of growth; to business owners and those who dream of their own. The workshop will be staffed by a combination of speakers from government agencies that can speak to you about Government programs, funding, incentives, tools, resources and support that is available to startups and small businesses. In this workshop you can speak with experts who can provide information on: • Accessing guides to set up a new business • Applying for a business name, domain name and registered trade mark • Applying for grants, venture capital partnerships and business support programs • Understanding and applying for the Research and Development Tax Incentive • Accessing the CSIRO On or Innovate to Grow Programs • Accessing the Self-Employment Assistance Program • Assistance to prevent, resolve or negotiate disputes with other businesses or Commonwealth agencies.
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