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Ms Liz Crompton

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SME Connect Program Advisor


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Liz is a Program Advisor in CSIRO SME Connect where her role is to assist in the development of the ideas and innovations of Australian small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through research collaboration.

Liz supports two programs within SME Connect: the CSIRO Kick-Start and Innovate to Grow programs. The CSIRO Kick-start program provides dollar-matched funding to Australian start-ups and small businesses to perform R&D projects with CSIRO. Whereas Innovate to Grow, assists Australian SMEs to learn about engaging in R&D projects with organisations such as CSIRO and Australian Universities through a 10-week online development course. To learn more about either program, please see the related links below.

Liz is a science and research advocate with a strong interest in the economic contribution of SME's and regional development. Liz's working history expands across the mining and resources, environment, agriculture, wine and food sectors, with a focus on program development and collaboration with impact.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2015

    Master of Philosophy (Environment and Agriculture)
    Curtin University

  • 2009

    Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition (Honours)
    Deakin University