A global innovation community with its heart in Australia
veski continues to attract globally competitive researchers and innovators, engage global innovation communities, and build knowledge and capacity through skills, training and education – veski has developed a solid reputation for fostering innovation.
veski’s vision is to foster an innovation economy.
Our mission is to connect, support and inspire the people and organisations needed to grow Australia’s innovation culture.
Each year, veski delivers a dynamic program of fellowships, awards and international networks including the veski innovation fellowships. This established and prestigious program brings Australian expatriates and leading researchers, with outstanding skills in science and innovative technology, typically in the top five percent of their respective fields, to Victoria.
veski’s goals are to:
- Promoting and attracting globally competitive applicants for a range of prestigious fellowships
- Championing globally competitive scientists and researchers during visits to Victoria
- Providing the veski connection with access to, and advice on, engaging with local networks for maximum impact and exposure
- developing creative linkages between representatives of the science, business and innovation communities
- establishing ongoing and mutually beneficial relationships with world leading specialists
- creating a collaborative environment within the veski connection
- maintaining and developing partnerships with Victorian Host Organisations
- promoting and leveraging the veski connection to inspire Victoria’s future innovators
- promoting and encouraging the work of the veski connection and supporting related programs and world first initiatives
- ensuring a significant return on our investments