Our Digital Future
The world is changing more rapidly than ever before. Digital connectivity has been the defining development of our time.
“Over the next 15 years, there’s about $2.2 trillion of economic growth available for Australia through automation”
Jason Pellegrino, Managing Director, Google Australia (June 1, 2018)
The digital revolution will impact key pillars of how we interact, solve problems and complete tasks, including social and interpersonal, physical and manual, technological, and cognitive processes. Businesses will need to prepare for rapid change, ensuring their people, products and capabilities are prepared to withstand this change.
In our digital driven future, research focused on automation technologies will have the potential to drive value and growth, unlock innovation and address major societal, economic and environmental challenges.
Melbourne Connect will give tenant partners access to deep tech, multidisciplinary expertise and talent.
The University of Melbourne’s research capabilities located at Melbourne Connect will harness real-time information for insight, prediction, planning and decision support that can lead to new solutions for every business sector.
This is illustrated by the University of Melbourne’s Automation Technologies Framework.