Today, the Hon Victor Dominello, NSW Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, announced that the University of Technology Sydney will host the national centre of the Knowledge Economy Institute (KEi). The KEi is led by Dr Mike Briers who is also a founding Director of The Yield.
Dr Briers will be appointed as the first Australian professor of the Internet of Things and continue to be the CEO of the KEi. UTS has made an initial $2 million investment in the KEi.
See the UTS press release for more details.
The KEi was co-founded by Dr Briers and by The Yield's Ros Harvey who is also a member of the Advisory Board