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Smart Tribe Smart Introductions. Conntecting Academia and Industry

If I had one hour with John Chambers: a few tips on successful networking conversations

At Smart Tribe, we make introductions between academics and industry professionals. Through our networking platform, people find jobs and new team members, discover subject-matter experts, and partner to commercialise tech. Others simply learn from each other about science and technology or life in industry compared to academia. Still others partner in collaboration to obtain grants, …

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Smart Tribe Smart Introductions. Conntecting Academia and Industry PhD working for a company.

The one when a PhD works for a company

The worlds of academia and industry are quite different, and those within them communicate with one another differently and have vastly different goals and timelines. Yet, there are many occasions when these worlds overlap and must work together. I have been working with corporations for about 20 years in commercialising new technologies. Quite often, the …

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