2018 veski fast smarts Innovator of the Year

An absolutley outstanding job of Dr Serena Duchi and Dr Carmine Onofrillo creating such a fantastic talk!  Top Work!

With the 2018 Melbourne Knowledge Week drawn to a close, veski reflects on the second ever veski fast smarts and thanks the Panelists, Innovators, audience and supporters for another successful event.

Congratulations to St Vincent's Hospital BioFab3D Drs Serena Duchi and Camine Onofrillo as the 2018 veski fast smarts Innovators of the Year.

This curated showcase of 9 of Melbourne's brightest Innovators was held at Deakin Edge at Federation Square on Wednesday 9 May

With an audience of over 250 people, veski fast smarts has gained a reputation for being a night of inspiration, information and education, with a peppering of entertainment. "A thinking person's game-show" is how one impressed audience member described the night.

Our 9 Innovators rose to the challenge of telling their innovation story using the 20:18 Rapidfire presentation format in the categories of Living, Working  and Playing.

Innovations presented include a 'daily doses of biodiversity', unlocking data for improved farming practices, alternative treatments for mental health and inspiring girls to pursue careers in STEM. The evening closed with a medical device helping urology patients.

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