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by Lumina Gold Coast

HealthTech Talks, places the interesting world of HealthTech under the microscope. Listen to HealthTech experts tell their stories and share what drives them to succeed in the world of health, science, and technology. Within the development Lumina, located in the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct, a collaborative hub of HealthTech businesses is growing on the Gold Coast. The HealthTech Talks Lumina Podcast Series showca ...   ...  Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • The Future of Innovation Hubs: A Deep Dive into Lumina Gold Coast Introduction

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    The Future of Innovation Hubs: A Deep Dive into Lumina Gold Coast Introduction

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    Come behind the scenes of the Lumina Gold Coast innovation precinct with Steve Dolores. Steve is the Senior Development Manager for the Lumina Gold Coast commercial cluster and is responsible for the success of the precinct from a development management perspective. Steve has a big job on his hands, from contract negotiation and stakeholder management to ‘place making’, but with his skills, experience and background he takes it all in his stride.

  • From Research to Reality: Creating a sustainable health and innovation ecosystem

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    From Research to Reality: Creating a sustainable health and innovation ecosystem

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    Over the past decade, Craig Rowsell has been responsible for bringing major economic development projects to the Gold Coast. His background includes attracting major sport and Hollywood film productions, including Pirates of the Caribbean. As a passionate Gold Coaster, he's now turned his energy to bringing the world's attention to the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct. As the Precinct's Director, Craig talks to us about his vision for the innovation district, that is growing exponentially and making a huge impact.

  • Biotech at the Forefront of Improving Health and Wellbeing

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    Biotech at the Forefront of Improving Health and Wellbeing

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    Maryann Thexton’s passion for everything horses led her to an opportunity in biotechnology that she could not have foreseen. She’s now the CEO of an award-winning company at the forefront of global science producing synbiotic ingredients to improve health and wellbeing in humans and animals. We spoke with Maryann about how working in the paddock changed the course of her life and how the company she co-founded has grown from strength to strength in just three years.

  • North Star project points the way to Lumina Gold Coast

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    North Star project points the way to Lumina Gold Coast

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    Dr Alan Parnham has a dream to make the Gold Coast a centre of health and medical excellence – a place where people will come from around the world to conduct research and grow their companies. As a nephrologist, researcher and now developer of The North Star – a medical facility at the Lumina health and Knowledge Precinct – Alan wants to set up a legacy for quality medicine and research and do more for the community. We talk to Alan about the North Star development, his passion for research, healthtech start-ups and the future of the Gold Coast.

  • The passion behind Gold Coast Life Sciences Centre Development

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    The passion behind Gold Coast Life Sciences Centre Development

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    The Nikiforides brothers have put their heart and soul into developing the Gold Coast Life Sciences Centre at the Lumina Precinct. The 11-storey centre of excellence for multidisciplinary diagnostic healthcare and translational research, means a lot more than just bricks and mortar to the third-generation property developers. We speak with William, Managing Director, and James, Sales and Marketing Director, about why they are so passionate about their latest development, why they have moved into healthcare after a long history in retail and residential development and what it takes for three brothers to successfully work together.