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Collaboration Gap

Despite best efforts the collaboration between research institutions and electricity distributors has been suboptimal. The GIA seeks to address this collaboration “gap” by identifying the needs of the industry and connecting with the research expertise within a commercial framework.

The Collaborators
QUT Queensland University of Technology is a leading Queensland university and is a national leader in collaborative industry research and teaching.
ergon-energy Ergon Energy is a distribution network service provider with a long history of innovation in the electricity industry.
smartgrid-partners SmartGrid Partners is a solutions integrator established to provide strategic advisory and venture capability.

Committee Members
Peter Goggin (SmartGrid Partners)
Glenn Walden (Ergon Energy)
Prof Ian Mackinnon (Queensland University of Technology)
Shane O’Kane