Mr Joseph Dodd

Innovation Connections Facilitator

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Biography

Joseph Dodd is an Innovation Facilitator for Victoria, working in CSIRO’s SME Connect. He works across the five industry growth sectors but with a focus on the Pharmaceuticals & Medical Technologies sector, along with the Food & Agribusiness sector.

Joe’s role is to help connect Australian companies with the technical expertise they need across the research sector, in CSIRO and partner research organisations, to help them resolve technical issues and develop commercial ideas.
He works directly with companies to identify their technical needs and connect them to the right expertise and state-of-the-art equipment.

Joe has almost 20 years experience working in the pharma, biotech and medical technology industries in Australia and the UK. Joe started his career in the microbiology laboratories of a pharmaceutical manufacturer before moving into business development for a drug and patent information company and then becoming Asia area manager for a UK-based pharmaceutical business. Joe moved to Australia in 2006 where he worked for UK Trade & Investment providing market development strategies and advice for biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device companies and facilitating collaborations between Australian and UK organisations.