CMRI Drives Innovation Through New Partnership With Sydney Science Park
By: Nicole Pierre
Director at CMRI, Professor Roger Reddel and NSW Minister of Education, Rob Stokes MP.
CMRI and members of the Westmead precinct has recently partnered with the Sydney Science Park to connect leading scientific research and innovative business in Western Sydney.
Professor Roger Reddel, Director at CMRI said, “Innovation and collaboration are core business for Children's Medical Research Institute. We are happy to be linking with Sydney Science Park, which has ambitious goals for research and development.”
The Sydney Science Park will be developed on a 280-hectare site at Luddenham, and is expected to provide 12,000 jobs, educate 10,000 students and house more than 10,000 people.
NSW Minister for Education, Rob Stokes welcomed the signing of the agreement on 26 July. "The partnership between the Westmead precinct and Sydney Science Park cements western Sydney as a world-leader in research and innovation," Mr Stokes said.
He added, “The rapid growth of western Sydney requires the creation of more high-quality, knowledge-based jobs; it's precincts like Westmead and Sydney Science Park that will provide these jobs of the future.
Westmead precinct members include Western Sydney Local Health District, The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, Westmead Private Hospital, Western Sydney University, and The Westmead Institute for Medical Research.
Development of the Sydney Science Park will start in 2018.