About us

Connecting innovation and entrepreneurship with science and research

The Canberra Innovation Network (CBRIN) launched in November 2014 on the back of a progressive local government and collaboration between Canberra’s world class education and research institutions, who now represent our Foundation Members.

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build on this basis throughout the elementary grades, that no student will be allowed to “fall between the cracks.”

To date CBRIN houses and collaborates with a range of programs including a startup accelerator, incubator and collaborative innovation labs, has had more than 38,000 visitors and has helped over 1,000 budding entrepreneurs and SMEs through its lean innovation focused education.

Canberra’s unique environment for collaboration, unrivalled to anywhere else; provides easy access to multi layers of government and industry leaders in science, research and education which makes this city a hotbed for innovation and business growth.

Who we work with

Startups and
Entrepreneurs
Researchers
Business and
Corporates
SMEs
Creative Youth
and Students
Government

Our team

Petr Adámek

Petr Adámek

Chief Executive Officer

Sharyn Smith

Sharyn Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Dr Craig Davis

Dr Craig Davis

General Manager Growth

Bryden Campbell

Bryden Campbell

Marketing Director

Liz Kobold

Liz Kobold

SME Director

Joel Anderson Headshot

Joel Anderson

Collaborative Innovation Manager

Britt Nichols

Britt Nichols

Creative Engagement & Events Manager

Arthur Pappas Headshot

Arthur Pappas

Growth Program Associate

Irene Zhen

Growth Program Associate

Naore Wynn Headshot

Naore Wynn

Growth Program Associate

Samantha Draper

Samantha Draper

Community & Administrative Support

Cameron Ritchie Headshot

Cameron Ritchie

Events Coordinator

Our coaches

Richard Hume

Richard Hume

Business Growth Advisor

Zachary Sequoia

Digital Innovation Specialist

Michael Phillips

Lead, Regional Expert in Residence

Our board

Tony Henshaw

Tony Henshaw

Chair

Prof Michael Cardew-Hall

Australian National University

Leanne Cover

Leanne Cover

Canberra Institute of Technology

To be announced

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Steve Brodie

CSIRO

Prof Leigh Sullivan

University of Canberra

Prof Michael Frater

Prof Michael Frater

UNSW Canberra

Sylvia Tulloch

CBRIN Advisory Committee

Annabel Griffin

CBRIN Advisory Committee

Founding Members

Gold Partners

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